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Analysis and Commentary

The Genocide Trap

by Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, September 7, 2005

The evil in question was the widespread atrocities that are still under way in western Sudan, including the deaths of hundreds of thousands of civilians, along with rape, torture, kidnapping, pillaging, and the forced displacement of millions.

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The Passive Revolution

by Jared A. Cohen, Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

Hard-liners may have gained a near stranglehold over the political and judicial sectors in Iran, but there is one critical sector they do not control—the people. By Jared A. Cohen and Abbas Milani.

Liberty First, Democracy Later

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

The best way to promote democracy abroad? By first promoting liberty. By Peter Berkowitz.

Bush Country

by Fouad Ajamivia Hoover Digest
Saturday, July 30, 2005

In the Arab world, there is something new and exhilarating in the air—a debate on the meaning of freedom. By Fouad Ajami.

Analysis and Commentary

Newsweek, Facts and Evidence

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, June 1, 2005

The real Koran story in Iraq has nothing to do with mistreatment of the book.

Defusing Iran’s Bomb

by Henry Sokolskivia Policy Review
Wednesday, June 1, 2005

How to make Tehran pay for its nuclear ambition

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An Arab Spring?

by Charles Krauthammervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, April 30, 2005

“The only approach to solving the problem of safety in a world of Islamic and Arab radicalism is to change the culture of the region. A year ago people were saying that was a utopian dream. History is beginning to show that it is not.” By Charles Krauthammer.

Thankless Victory

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, April 30, 2005

Victor Davis Hanson on a war with an odd set of ground rules.

Analysis and Commentary

Victories against Terrorism

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Daily Report
Wednesday, February 16, 2005

freedom can prevail over terrorism—even in a difficult part of the world.

Does Israel Belong in the EU and NATO

by Ronald D. Asmus, Bruce P. Jacksonvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2005

Its place in the Euro-Atlantic community