Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
I am often asked to opine about whether automation will destroy all jobs. Yes, we talk about tractors, which brought farm employment from something like 70% in the US at the beginning of the 20th century to about 3% today... about cars, which put horse drivers out of business. And about trains, which put the canal boats out of business.
To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.
By Peter Robinson.
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.
A comprehensive book by Hoover senior fellow Alvin Rabushka shows how newborn America found its financial footing.
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.
It’s imperfect, sometimes difficult even to define. But democracy works, and people want it. From a new book by Hoover fellow Michael McFaul.
Charles Murray on the crisis that threatens our very identity as a nation. An interview with Peter Robinson.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Timothy Garton Ash compares the Europeans who came of age in 1968 with those whose barricades fell during the velvet revolutions of 1989.
America can decide to be itself again: free, fair, and thriving. By Victor Davis Hanson.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Building an Alliance of Democracies.
Newly released volumes of the Chiang Kai-shek diaries illuminate a pivotal moment: the generalissimo’s turning away from a command economy. By Tai-chun Kuo.
The United States has always been among the kingdom’s best friends. Who better to help it change? By Leif Eckholm.
The outgoing administration’s unheralded accomplishments in Africa. By Mvemba Phezo Dizolele.
Hoover fellow Abbas Milani on the rebellions in the Muslim world—and the monarch who set them off. An interview with Charlie Rose.
Reforming current legal immigration and refugee legislation.