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Is Canada Next?

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Why we need to keep an eye on our northern border. By Arnold Beichman.

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Our Intelligence Quotient

by Richard A. Posnervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

Why we need a domestic CIA. By Richard A. Posner.

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George Shultz, Father of the Bush Doctrine

by Daniel Henningervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, July 30, 2006

"We must reach a consensus," George P. Shultz said in 1984, "that our responses [to terrorism] should go beyond passive defense to ... active prevention, preemption, and retaliation." An interview with the father of the Bush Doctrine. By Daniel Henninger of the Wall Street Journal.


Strategic Foreign Assistance: Civil Society in International Security

by Lawrence Chickeringvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, June 9, 2006

After the devastating effects of September 11, the authors show that, to bring governments and peoples together, the US must develop a strategic foreign cooperation and assistance policy that fosters strong civil societies, emphasizing the key role civil society organizations (CSOs) could play in mitigating the conditions that promote terrorists and terrorism.

Uncertain Shield: The U.S. Intelligence System in the Throes of Reform

Uncertain Shield: The U.S. Intelligence System in the Throes of Reform

by Richard A. Posnervia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, March 23, 2006

A continuation of Posner's illuminating Preventing Surprise Attacks, Uncertain Shield is not only an update, but an argument that the decisions that the administration has made in implementing the defective Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 are creating a too top-heavy, too centralized, intelligence system. Described as "a first-rate analysis of an arcane and difficult subject."

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Speaking Their Language

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

The U.S. government could go a long way toward building understanding in the Middle East by backing the study of Arabic. By Peter Berkowitz.

Divide et Impera

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

Divide et impera—divide and conquer—is an ancient strategy. Thomas H. Henriksen explains how to adapt it to the war on terror, exploiting the ideological and religious differences of our enemies.

The Rogues Are Losing

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Why the rogues of the Middle East have a very short future. By Charles Hill.

National Security: A Better Approach

by Kori Schake, Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

How can we reform our dysfunctional national security system? By letting the White House call the shots. By Bruce Berkowitz and Kori Schake.

The Future of American Intelligence

The Future of American Intelligence

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Institution Press
Friday, October 28, 2005

These essays from a diverse group of distinguished contributors deepen our understanding of the new national security threats posed by terrorism, by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and by the spread of Islamic extremism. They examine the obstacles to making U.S. intelligence more capable and offer recommendations for effective reform.


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