At the Brandenburg Gate tomorrow evening in Berlin, one of the defining figures of the last century's history will sit down to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in which he played a key role. . . .
The roots of conservatism go back to philosophers of the 17 and 18th centuries, such as John Locke, David Hume, and Adam Smith...
Samuel Huntington’s "clash of civilizations" proved an ominous vision. History may yet prove it right. By Fouad Ajami.
At the Hoover Institution's dinner for its Board of Overseers this past summer, the columnist and television commentator George F. Will discussed the political scene. A tour d'horizon that is also a tour de force.
Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses Iowa Caucus Night and that Iowa kept to form on the Republican side: the “one of us” candidate prevailed.
A judge’s duty, argues the author, isn’t simply to defer to the legislature. He must inquire into whether the particular legislation is necessary.
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.
Peter Berkowitz on Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism by Paul Starr
How should conservatives think about executive power? For the last seven years, conservatives have largely criticized President Obama for asserting presidential and administrative power in lieu of — even contrary to — federal statutes.
When John McCain accepts the Republican nomination tonight, he will address a party that doubts itself...
Hoover’s Southern California Conference included talks by Hoover fellows Clint Bolick on immigration, David Davenport on the New Deal and modern conservatism, and Victor Davis Hanson on the state of the United States.
A tribute to the late Hoover fellow—journalist, anticommunist, enthusiast of life and the American experiment. By John Podhoretz.
. . . May be paved with good intentions, but Greece has run into a ditch. California, unfortunately, seems to be close behind. By Victor Davis Hanson.
Craig S. Lerner on A Time to Fight: Reclaiming a Fair and Just America by Jim Webb
Families, congregations, and civic associations are America’s "schools of liberty." Progressivism threatens them all
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
If a CEO issued the kind of distorted figures put out by politicians and scientists, he'd wind up in prison. . . .