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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.

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.

“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.

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.”

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.

A Discerning Heart

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

Remembering my friend, a man of wisdom and humility.


Michael McFaul: How Should Joe Biden Handle Vladimir Putin?

interview with Michael McFaulvia The Economist
Friday, April 23, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses whether Joe Biden handles Russia more effectively than past presidents.

A Diplomat’s Diplomat

by Ambassador 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. 


Paul Gregory On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Paul R. Gregoryvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Paul Gregory discusses his Hill article "Did Biden blink on Russia? Limited sanctions and no summit."

Analysis and Commentary

Did Biden Blink On Russia? Limited Sanctions And No Summit

by Paul R. Gregoryvia The Hill
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The U.S. media initially burst out in applause at the “sweeping” and “tough” sanctions the Biden administration imposed on Russia on April 15 under the title of “Imposing Costs for Harmful Foreign Activities by the Russian Government.” Targeted are activities that “undermine security in countries and regions important to United States national security; and violate well-established principles of international law, including respect for the territorial integrity of states” (meaning Ukraine).