The Shultz Way

by John F. Cogan, John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The irreplaceable “Great Convener” never lost sight of his goal—and his greatest talent was leading others toward it.

Sage of the Market

by Michael J. Boskinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

George Shultz shone especially bright in his economic insights, which improved the lives of millions of Americans.

A Diplomat’s Diplomat

by Paul Wolfowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

How an “impossible dream” of freedom became, in one secretary of state’s practical hands, a reality. 

A Discerning Heart

by Henry A. Kissingervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Remembering my friend, a man of wisdom and humility.

How the Cold War Was Won

by Philip Taubmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021
George Shultz’s type of “soft power” put reason over rhetoric, especially when the stakes were highest.

In His Own Words

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

“We just have to have some way of talking with Putin. I know it’s hard, but we’ve got to figure out how to do it.”

“Trying to Make a Difference”

by James Goodbyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The retired statesman reflected on his most celebrated role: adviser and guide to America’s most powerful citizen.

Many Bridges to Cross

by Robert L. Straussvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The life and times of the “Secretary of Everything.”

A Fitting Tribute

by Colonel Christopher Starling, USMC (Ret.)via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021
The tale of a secret mission that delivered a belated salute to a statesman, teacher, and US Marine.

Debt Reckoning

by John H. Cochranevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Debt can’t grow forever. It will take skill—and spine—to prepare for the day when the bills come due.

College Isn’t Free—Nor Should It Be

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021
Wiping out student debt would involve staggering costs and unfair taxation. Worse, loan forgiveness would violate the principle of making degrees pay for themselves.

Bankers’ Green Temptation

by John H. Cochranevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

It’s reckless for central banks to try to enforce vague environmental policies. It also threatens their hard-won independence from politicians.

Wanted: Informed Patriots

by David Davenportvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The January riot on Capitol Hill was a shocking example of civic ignorance and disrespect—and proof that our schools must teach civics again.

The Majority-Minority Myth

by Morris P. Fiorinavia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Identity politics, which supposedly boost the Democrats’ electoral chances, aren’t the sure bet they might appear. Why? Because Americans’ identities are steadily blending into each other.

The World Is Not Getting Safer

by Kori Schake, General Jim Mattis, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr., Joseph Felter via Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Why the Biden administration needs to recommit the country to the defense of our allies.

Return to Europe

by Josef Joffevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

What do Europeans hope to see in Washington in the next four years? An administration willing to make amends—and face its obligations.

The China Challenge

by Jonathan Movroydis interview with Elizabeth Economyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Hoover fellow Elizabeth Economy and her colleagues seek to deepen our understanding of Chinese ambitions.

Détente Redux

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

A new cold war, this time with China, calls for a new look at a doctrine that embraced both competition and cooperation.

China without Illusions

by H. R. McMastervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

On China, the Trump administration wasn’t wrong. The Biden administration should consolidate and expand on its predecessor’s strategic conclusions.

Courting Tehran? Not So Fast

by Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Iran must be held to account.

Keep Spies Out in the Cold

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

How to respond to the recent Russia hacking scare? Not by talking tough but by erecting tough barriers to further espionage.

Adapt and Be Adept

by Terry Andersonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Successfully responding to climate change depends on harnessing market forces.

Gridlock on Electric Avenue

by Bjorn Lomborgvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Electric cars aren’t climate-change heroes. They do little to reduce carbon pollution and in some ways even increase it.

In Search of a Breakthrough

by Clint Bolick, Kate J. Hardimanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Schools need top-to-bottom transformation—now.

“Michael Brown Was Not Killed by Racism”

interview with Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Hoover fellow Shelby Steele’s documentary laments the tragedy of a young black man whose death far too many seized upon as a means to power.

Loved It, Leaving It

by John B. Taylorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

The weather is as fine as ever. It’s California’s economic climate that’s driving people away.

An “Affordable” Sinkhole

by Lee Ohanianvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Why is “affordable housing” so unaffordable to build? Because it’s built on a foundation of blank checks.

No Grace and No Redemption

by Peter M. Robinson interview with Douglas Murrayvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Douglas Murray, author of The Madness of Crowds, on the madness of identity politics.

The Art of Peace

by Herbert Linvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

Encouragement for trying times: “We have only ourselves to count on. But that’s not nothing.”

A Vision of 1776

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

In its brief life, the 1776 Commission offered a clear-eyed look at the American experiment, a paean to hope and perseverance, and a rebuttal to “woke” distortions.

In the Wake of Empire

by Anatol Shmelevvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

During the Russian Civil War of 1918–20, anti-Bolshevik “White” forces struggled for territory, materiel, and above all, the outside world’s support. Why they failed.

485 Days at Majdanek

by Norman M. Naimark, Nicholas Siekierskivia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 26, 2021

In a fresh translation, a crucial memoir of the Holocaust era.

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