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Analysis and Commentary

Why Washington Doesn't Work

by David Bradyvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, March 13, 2000

Over the past twenty years American national government has been unified under the Democrats, fully divided both ways–Republican presidents, Democratic Congress and vice versa–and partially divided.

The GOP's Two Brands

by David Winstonvia Policy Review
Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Congress v. the governors

Analysis and Commentary

The Politics of Convergence in 2000

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, January 31, 2000

As the 2000 presidential election campaign begins, many voters believe that the nasty, partisan environment in Washington reflects deep policy divisions between Republicans and Democrats.

What Revolution?

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

Thirty-five years after the presidential candidacy of Barry Goldwater, Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell examines the proposition that America has become more conservative. His findings may surprise you.

How Not to Reform Campaign Finance

by James C. Miller IIIvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, January 30, 2000

How should we reform the way America finances its political campaigns? Hoover fellow James C. Miller III explains what not to do.

Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform

Political Money: Deregulating American Politics — Selected Writings on Campaign Finance Reform

by Annelise Andersonvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

In this policy primer on campaign finance reform, options to current rules and regulation are discussed.

CNN's Cold War Documentary: Issues and Controversy

by Arnold Beichmanvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Saturday, January 1, 2000

This collection of essays provides perspective on The Cold War, the CNN-produced 24-part television series and accompanying book, and presents material on both sides of the debate: Is the CNN series an accurate depiction or revisionist history? CNN's Cold War Documentary presents material on both sides of the debate to answer this question.

Analysis and Commentary

Why Politics Should Not Stop at the Water’s Edge

by Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, November 15, 1999

Presidential election seasons inevitably lead to calls for bipartisanship in foreign policy.

The Cold War over CNN’s Cold War

by Richard Pipes, Robert Conquest, John Lewis Gaddisvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, October 30, 1999

Earlier this year, CNN broadcast a twenty-four-hour television documentary on the Cold War, supplementing the documentary by publishing a companion book. The series created a furor. Critics charged that the series was inaccurate and—to use a phrase from the Cold War itself—soft on communism.

Herewith a debate among three historians. Richard Pipes explains what the television documentary got wrong. Hoover fellow Robert Conquest takes apart the companion book. Then John Lewis Gaddis, who served as an adviser to CNN, explains what CNN got right.

The Quadrennial Fear of Ideas

by Daniel Cassevia Policy Review
Sunday, August 1, 1999

Policy and presidential Campaigns