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Dictators Dance, by Dutch artist Louis Raemaekers

As the Clever Hopes Expired

by Nicholas Siekierskivia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Shattered Peace, a new Hoover exhibit, focuses on the outbreak of World War II seventy years ago. By Nicholas Siekierski.

Into Africa

Into Africa

by James J. Hentzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A new military command takes a broad, sophisticated view of the U.S. role in a neglected continent. Its job won’t be easy. By James J. Hentz.

May the Best Ideas Win By J. William DeMarco.

May the Best Ideas Win

by Lieutenant Colonel Joseph William "Bill" DeMarcovia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Eisenhower took office at a time of wars both cold and hot. One of his first actions was a complete rethinking of foreign policy. Our next president could learn from Ike’s example. By J. William DeMarco.

Fighting Words

by Craig S. Lernervia Policy Review
Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Craig S. Lerner on A Time to Fight: Reclaiming a Fair and Just America by Jim Webb

The Irish Prophet

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Henrik Bering on Edmund Burke: Volumes I & II by F.P. Lock

Iraq, Round Three

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Policy Review
Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Victor Davis Hanson on Moment of Truth in Iraq: How a New ‘Greatest Generation’ of American Soldiers is Turning Defeat and Disaster into Victory and Hope by Michael Yon and Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search For a Way Out of Iraq by Linda Robinson.

History's Historian

by Daniel Sullivanvia Policy Review
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Daniel Sullivan on A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century by John Burrow

Conservative Internationalism

by Henry R. Nauvia Policy Review
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Jefferson to Polk to Truman to Reagan

Goodbye to All That?

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Digest
Friday, June 27, 2008

Washing our hands of the Middle East—a notion that’s as futile as it is appealing. By Thomas H. Henriksen.

Father Stanislaw Jasinski, representative of the bishop of Krakow, prays over the mass graves

Exhuming Secrets

by Paul R. Gregory, Maciej Siekierskivia Hoover Digest
Friday, June 27, 2008

Moscow is still trying to hide what really happened in the 1940 Katyn massacre. Why the truth won’t stay buried. By Paul R. Gregory and Maciej Siekierski.

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.