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Give Choice a Chance

by George P. Shultzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Hoover fellow George P. Shultz helped make possible the triumph of freedom abroad. Now he’d like to see it triumph in America’s schools.

The Man Who Saved Orwell

by David Jacobsvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Harry Milton served with George Orwell in the Spanish Civil War. His papers recall the trauma of opposing Franco’s forces on the battlefield—and of fleeing Stalin’s forces in revolutionary Barcelona. By David Jacobs.

Why Orwell Matters

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

The world of Nineteen Eighty-Four may have ended in 1989, the year the Berlin Wall came down, but George Orwell’s writing remains as relevant today as ever. Hoover Fellow Timothy Garton Ash explains why.

Should We Send in the Marines—or the Cops?

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

In the post–Cold War era the line between national security and law enforcement has become increasingly blurred. Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz explains why this is a problem.

Big Brother Is Watching

by Charles J. Sykesvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis suggested some 70 years ago that personal privacy—the right to be left alone—is the right we Americans value most. Alas, in the information age that right is constantly being eroded. By Hoover fellow Charles J. Sykes.

Voices of Hope: The Story of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty

by Cissie Dore Hillvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Stabbings, bombings, umbrellas armed with poison pellets—the media called it a Cold War, but in the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty complex in Munich, the war could get downright hot. By Cissie Dore Hill.

Pull Russia West

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Engaging in an unremitting effort to get the Russians to agree to a missile defense, the Bush administration has neglected the most important aspect of our relations with Russia—integrating Russia into the West. By Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.

The New Terror

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

September 11 changed everything. How should the United States respond? By Hoover fellow Abraham D. Sofaer.

A Nation under Siege

by William Ratliff, Edgardo Buscagliavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Colombia is under siege, with left-wing rebels and right-wing paramilitaries in control of more than half its territory and a government incapable of restoring order. U.S. policy is only making things worse. By Hoover fellows Edgardo Buscaglia and William Ratliff.

Who Trained the Terrorists?

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Looking for clues in the aftermath of the deadly attacks. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.