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Analysis and Commentary

Leaving Many Children Behind

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Hoover Daily Report
Monday, December 9, 2002

This halfhearted choice provision was supposed to take immediate effect for pupils in more than 8,000 schools that have already lingered for two years or more on their states' lists of education failures.

REAGAN'S WAR: Who Won the Cold War

with Michael McFaul, Peter Schweizer, Barton Bernsteinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, November 11, 2002

Did Ronald Reagan win the cold war? It's been a dozen years since its end—time enough to look back on the era with some historical perspective. And one question that historians continue to argue about is the role that Ronald Reagan, the man and his policies, played in bringing the cold war to an end. To what extent did Reagan's cold war strategy build on efforts of previous administrations and to what extent was it new? Did the Soviet Union collapse as a result of external pressure or internal weakness?

WORTH THE FIGHTING FOR: A Conversation with John McCain

with John S. McCain IIIvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, November 7, 2002

John McCain has spent a lifetime in the service of his country, including twenty-two years as a naval aviator, two terms in the House of Representatives, and service in the U.S. Senate since 1986. Following his 2000 presidential campaign and the hard-fought passage of his campaign finance bill, John McCain reflects on a life in politics in his recent memoir Worth the Fighting for. A lifelong Republican, Senator McCain has broken with his party's mainstream on a number of issues in recent years. Does John McCain still consider himself a conservative? And why does McCain so often play the maverick?

The Bush Doctrine

by Tod Lindbergvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Hoover fellow Tod Lindberg on George W. Bush’s new new world order.

Down to the Wire

by David Brady, Jeremy C. Popevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

The midterm elections this November could well prove the closest in half a century. With control of both houses of Congress hanging in the balance, David W. Brady and Jeremy C. Pope offer their predictions.


with Chris Chyba, Timothy Ferris, David Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, October 25, 2002

The space program used to mean one thing: the effort to put American astronauts on the moon. That effort is becoming ancient history. We haven't sent anyone to the moon in thirty years. So what is NASA's mission today? What sort of space exploration is worth pursuing today and tomorrow? And is NASA the right institution for the job?

Analysis and Commentary

Reinventing Foreign Aid in the National Interest

by Larry Diamondvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, October 21, 2002

The key to generating development and building a more enduringly secure world is improving the way countries are governed.

Analysis and Commentary

What about Iran?

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Daily Report
Monday, October 14, 2002

The current ambiguity about American plans for Iran strengthens hard-liners and weakens the prodemocratic movement because no one wants to appear unpatriotic.

The Pathos of the Kass Report

by Peter Berkowitzvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Peter Berkowitz on Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry by the President’s Council on Bioethics

The New Transatlantic Project

by Ronald D. Asmus, Kenneth M. Pollackvia Policy Review
Tuesday, October 1, 2002

A response to Robert Kagan


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