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Al Qaeda's Fantasy Ideology

by Lee Harrisvia Policy Review
Thursday, August 1, 2002

War without Clausewitz

Fighting the New War

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

We’re good at the conventional use of military force, but the next phase in the war on terrorism will require some unconventional uses. Is the Pentagon up to the task? By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

The New New World Order

by Anne Applebaumvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

If we can’t learn better ways of dealing with the outside world even after September 11, then the outside world will once again come to us. By Anne Applebaum.

Hot Preemption

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

Hoover fellow George P. Shultz, a veteran of World War II and the Cold War, offers a strategy for fighting a new war.

An Uneasy Alliance

by Alice L. Millervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Relations between the United States and China have improved since September 11, but the two sides still view each other with a great deal of unease. Hoover fellow H. Lyman Miller on the most powerful nation on earth—and the most populous.

The Liberty Doctrine

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

The United States tends to win its wars. Here’s how we’ll win this one. By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.

WINDS OF CHANGE: Politics After Sept. 11

with Newt Gingrich, Nelson W. Polsbyvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 18, 2002

The war on terrorism has created unique ideological challenges for both ends of the American political spectrum. Does the left, long opposed to the exercise of U.S. military power, risk irrelevance by opposing the war on terror? How does the libertarian wing of the right, long opposed to big government, respond to its expanding role in protecting our security? How has President Bush's conduct of the war on terrorism affected his chances for reelection in 2004?

Christopher Hitchens

WORDS OF WAR: What Kind of War Are We Fighting?

with Christopher Hitchens, Newt Gingrichvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 18, 2002

What kind of war is the war on terrorism? Ordinarily wars are fought against proper nouns—against Germany during the Second World War or against the Soviet Union during the cold war, for example. Now we're being asked to fight a war against a common noun, terrorism. Just how accurate and useful is the phrase "war on terrorism"? Is this a war? And who exactly is the enemy—Al Qaeda? Al Qaeda plus all other terrorists around the world? Al Qaeda plus all other terrorists plus all the countries in which the terrorists operate? In other words, just how good a job are the president and the administration doing, not just in prosecuting the war but in defining the objectives?

Our Brave New World:Essays on the Impact of September 11

Our Brave New World: Essays on the Impact of September 11

by Wladyslaw Pleszczynskivia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, June 5, 2002

September 11, 2001: The beginning of a new era in American history?

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


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