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Better Footing

by Philip Bobbittvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2009

An administration ends; the war on terror goes on. Victory now depends on finding new ways to fight. By Philip Bobbitt.

Follow the Saudi Money

by Chris Mondicsvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2009

Untangling a complex courtroom tale: did Saudi funding incubate Islamist terror? By Chris Mondics.

Breaking Camp

by Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittesvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2009

If you thought closing the prison at Guantánamo Bay would be easy, you weren’t paying attention. By Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes.

Where Israel Never Wins

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Asymmetrical warfare has a twisted meaning in Gaza, where Israel is always considered the aggressor, even in self-defense. By Victor Davis Hanson.

A Ransom Note to the World

by Liam Julianvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

Seizing ships is bad enough, but what if the pirates on the Horn of Africa teach terrorists their techniques? By Liam Julian.

cartoon of Condoleezza Rice catching a political football

Rice, on the Record

by Kimberley A. Strasselvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

"The world is tough, but it’s no tougher now than when we came, and some pockets of it are a lot, lot better." A talk with former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice. By Kimberley A. Strassel.

A Deeper Kind of Revolution

by Stephen Habervia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

In most of Latin America, living standards are rising and stability is growing—no thanks to populist rhetoric. By Stephen H. Haber.

Illustration by Taylor Jones for the Hoover Digest.

How "the Troubles" Really Ended

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

It wasn’t British force alone that secured Northern Ireland’s uneasy peace. Offering decent lives to ordinary people—jobs, houses, education, and local control—proved even more important. By Thomas H. Henriksen.

How About a No-State Solution?

by Daniel Pipesvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

Gaza and the West Bank are failed nonstates that, at least in theory, could be reabsorbed by neighboring Arab lands. By Daniel Pipes.

China, the New Good Neighbor

by William Ratliffvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 13, 2009

Beijing has now declared a strategic interest in the Americas, and that interest (so far) is trade. By William Ratliff.


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The Working Group on Foreign Policy and Grand Strategy explores an array of foreign policy topics to develop orienting principles about the most important policy challenges that face the United States.

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