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Analysis and Commentary

The Fall of Saddam

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 18, 2002

The war against terrorism cannot be won if the war against weapons of mass destruction is lost.

Analysis and Commentary

The Palestinian Identity

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, February 4, 2002

When a third of all Palestinians identify the terrorist Hamas organization as their preferred political vehicle, are they ready to administer the holy city of Jerusalem side by side with Israelis?

SUDAN IMPACT: The Crisis in Sudan

with Bishop Macram Max Gassis, J. Stephen Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 21, 2001

An eighteen-year civil war between the Arab north and the African south has created a humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Secretary of State Colin Powell has said of Sudan, "There is perhaps no greater tragedy on the face of the earth today." President George W. Bush has promised, that under his administration, foreign involvements would take place only where direct American interests are at stake. Does the tragedy in Sudan warrant direct U.S. involvement? If so, just what can, and should, the United States do?

Today's Arab Israelis, Tomorrow's Israel

by Eric Rozenmanvia Policy Review
Sunday, April 1, 2001

Why “separation” can’t be the answer for peace

Midnight in Tehran

by Robert Mortonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

Hoover media fellow Robert Morton argues that the new regime in Iran is every bit as oppressive as its predecessor.

Arsenal of Poison

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

The Tocqueville-quoting president of Iran, Mohammed Khatami, has impressed the West as a moderate—while at the same time amassing an arsenal of weapons of mass destruction. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Saddam Hussein still appears determined to develop chemical weapons. Should Israel consider a preemptive strike? Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman considers the options.

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Why Aid to Israel Hurts . . . Israelis

by Alvin Rabushkavia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

The United States gives Israel roughly $4 billion a year. How is it used? “To bail out or prop up every money-losing socialist institution in the country.” By Hoover fellow Alvin Rabushka.

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Whose Country Is It?

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

The divide between secular and religious Israelis, Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell reports, is profound—and growing.

Russia and the Islamic States of the Mideast

by Richard F. Staarvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

In its dealings with the Mideast, Russia has dusted off a few of the old Soviet foreign policy tools, including arms shipments and outrageous anti-American propaganda. An analysis by Hoover fellow Richard F. Staar.