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The State of the Special Relationship

by Robin Harrisvia Policy Review
Saturday, June 1, 2002

At the end of the day, Britain stands with America

What Must Be Done

by George P. Shultzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

If in past decades the pendulum has swung against the sovereign state, it is time to swing it back–and hold states accountable for permitting terrorists on their territory. By Hoover fellow George P. Shultz.

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Federalize Vaccine Production? We’d Be Taking a Shot in the Dark

by Henry I. Miller, Sam Kazmanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Since the anthrax scare last fall, there have been calls for the federal government to set up a National Vaccine Authority. Hoover fellow Henry I. Miller and Sam Kazman explain why that would be a mistake—with deadly consequences.

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Terrorism, Taiwan Elections, and Tattered Treaties: PRC Security Politics From September 11 Through Year's End

by Thomas Christensenvia China Leadership Monitor
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

This essay addresses three important issues in Beijing's security policy since early September. First, and most obvious, is the September 11 attack on America and the newfound spirit of U.S.-China cooperation that arose from that atrocious event. Second are trends in the mainland's relations with Taiwan in the weeks surrounding the December 2001 Legislative Yuan elections, in which President Chen Shui-bian's Party, the DPP, did surprisingly well despite the economic recession on Taiwan. Third are arms control issues surrounding President Bush's announcement of Washington's impending unilateral withdrawal from the ABM Treaty.

The Myth and Reality of Arab Terrorism

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Hoover fellow Charles Hill on the roots of terrorism.
SIDEBAR: A Herculean Task.

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On Strategic Surprise

by John Lewis Gaddisvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

It may never be clear just what bin Laden and his associates hoped to achieve, but it cannot have been finding themselves holed up in caves. By Hoover fellow John Lewis Gaddis.

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War in the Information Age

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz on the new face of American warfare.

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Preparing for the Worst

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

If a massive terrorist attack on Washington wiped out our national leaders, what would we do? Hoover fellow Larry Diamond argues that the Constitution—framed long before weapons of mass destruction could even have been imagined—needs to be amended.

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Politics after September 11

by Michael Baronevia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, April 30, 2002

What has–and hasn’t–changed. By Hoover media fellow Michael Barone.

TAKING LIBERTIES: Civil Liberties and National Security

with Robert Higgs, Gore Vidalvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 18, 2002

Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, Congress passed and President Bush signed the USA Patriot Act—legislation intended to thwart the threat of domestic terrorism. Critics were quick to denounce USA Patriot as a dangerous expansion of government power at the expense of our civil liberties. Are the critics right? Or can we win the war on terrorism without sacrificing our civil liberties here at home? And what has the American experience in earlier crises, such as the Civil War and the two world wars, taught us about balancing national security and personal freedom?

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