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In the News

“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Hot Air
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

It was 20 years ago today that President Ronald Reagan stood before the Berlin Wall, overruled his foreign policy handlers and delivered a memorable line written by Peter Robinson...

In the News

Speaking Truth to Evil

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Blogger News Network
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Twenty years ago today, the President of the United States did what every single diplomat told him not to do, but he did it because he believed it was the right thing to do...

In the News

Reagan's 'tear down this wall' speech turns 20

with George P. Shultzvia USA Today
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

When Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago Tuesday and challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," few believed it might someday happen...

In the News

"Tear Down This Wall"

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Power Line
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Twenty years ago today Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate and gave the speech heard 'round the world...

In the News

'Wall' speech set Reagan apart

with Peter M. Robinsonvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Comparing current politicians to Ronald Reagan is a "terrible mistake," said the man who wrote Mr. Reagan's famous "tear down this wall" speech 20 years ago...

In the News

Put Out by Putin

with David Sattervia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Monday, June 11, 2007

This week on "The Journal Editorial Report," President Bush meets with Vladimir Putin in Germany, amid talk of a new cold war, as Bush chastises Russia for its crackdown on democracy and Putin threatens the U.S. over its missile shield plans...

In the News

The Speech That Brought Down a Wall

with George P. Shultz, Peter M. Robinsonvia Time Magazine
Monday, June 11, 2007

The four most famous words of Ronald Reagan's Presidency almost were never uttered...

In the News

Experts: The Risks--And Rewards--Of Investing in Russia

with David Sattervia CNBC
Monday, June 11, 2007

If you want ulcers with your profits, Russia is the place for you...

In the News

Seizing the Moment

with Morris P. Fiorina, Peter M. Robinsonvia US News and World Report
Sunday, June 10, 2007

On the pleasantly warm but overcast afternoon of June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Berlin Wall and spoke six words that resonated deeply with millions who endured Soviet domination throughout Europe and among proponents of democracy around the world...

Analysis and Commentary

G-8 Precipice

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, June 8, 2007

The fitting geological metaphor for the so-called G-8 meeting in Germany is not a summit, but a precipice — as the world’s leaders scramble around to grab something before one of them falls into the abyss...