How the First World War shaped world history and foreign policy.
China Flexes Its Muscles; Will President Trump Respond?
Jillian Melchior of the Wall Street Journal reports from the front lines of the protests.
Former US National Security Advisor and Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, has outlined his “path out of the Middle East collapse”, suggesting the US administration to define its new priorities and a new strategy in the region, as the old geopolitical structure, which lasted four decades, is currently “in shambles”, due to Russia's involvement.
This week's EconTalk features Bruce Bueno de Mesquita discussing his latest book, The Strategy of Campaigning: Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin...
Fifty years ago, a towering figure of the 20th century passed from the world scene...
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
To say that Henry Kissinger is the most controversial of twentieth-century American Secretaries of State would be an understatement...
In his latest book, The War of the World, historian Niall Ferguson explains why the twentieth century was the bloodiest in modern history, and why he thinks it could happen again...
Not since the 19th century has a U.S. president kept a diary through his entire White House tenure, and this volume tells us more about Ronald Reagan than many of his biographies...
Carnegie Mellon University history and political science professor Kiron Skinner's latest book, "The Strategy of Campaigning," explores how two towering political figures of the 20th century, Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin, managed to overcome their "fringe" status and win the highest elected offices in their respective countries...
Hoover Institution fellow Frank Dikotter discusses his book How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century.
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
[Subscription Required] In March of 1951, a year into the Korean War, the US Treasury offered long-term notes at 2 3/4 per cent in exchange for short-term notes at 2 1/2 per cent. According to a narrative written half a century later by the Richmond Fed, the Federal Reserve supported the price of the long-term notes, but: only up to a limited volume it had agreed on with the Treasury.
World War II ended 74 years ago. But even in the 21st century, the lasting effects endure, both psychological and material. After all, the war took more than 60 million lives, redrew the map of Europe and ended with the Soviet Union and the United States locked in a Cold War of nuclear superpowers.
Samuel Huntington’s "clash of civilizations" proved an ominous vision. History may yet prove it right. By Fouad Ajami.
Memo to the new leadership: don’t just charge ahead, think ahead. By Thomas H. Henriksen.
The Hoover Institution hosted "The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World" on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I cannot forecast to you the action of North Korea. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, but perhaps there is a key. That key is North Korean national interest
Jihadist violence troubles the lands around the Arabian Sea, where sailing of any sort has rarely been smooth. By Camille Pecastaing.