Can the US Hold China Responsible for the Pandemic?
Let me stick my neck out...
Olympic medals reflect individual achievement but you can ignore the meaningless blather about which nation wins the final medal count...
There are advantage to universal standards. . . .
Though economics as a discipline arose in Great Britain and France at the end of the eighteenth century, it has taken two centuries to reach the threshold of scientific rationality...
Mark Steyn nails it (HT: Gary Schiff) in a piece on Greece and the path we’re on in the US. My favorite part: We hard-hearted, small-government guys are often damned as selfish types who care nothing for the general welfare. . . .
These are exciting though scary revolutionary times, akin to the constant acrimony in the fourth-century BC polis, mid-nineteenth century revolutionary Europe, or — perhaps in a geriatric replay — the 1960s. . . .
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
The explosive growth of China's links to Latin America in recent years are but the latest developments in a history that reaches back to the Spanish colonial empire in the early-16th century...
The other day I sought a respite from current events by re-reading some of the writings of 18th century British statesman Edmund Burke...
Drought may not be destiny, but a critical ingredient for democratic societies does seem literally to fall from the skies. By Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.
By Peter Robinson.
A few countries have found a way to stop graft and foster political stability: hire foreigners to collect their revenue. By Kris James Mitchener and Noel Maurer.
Timothy Garton Ash discusses Europe, China And The World After COVID-19.
After their revolutionary fever cools, Arabs will have work to do. They could do worse than to emulate the booming Asian nations. By William Ratliff.
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
In 1911, China rejected feudalism to enter the modern era. A new Hoover exhibit on a century of change. By Hsiao-ting Lin and Lisa Nguyen.
New technologies have produced a boom in oil and natural gas right here in the United States—and given us a chance to liberate our foreign policy. By Victor Davis Hanson.
It’s imperfect, sometimes difficult even to define. But democracy works, and people want it. From a new book by Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.