Czech Republic president Vaclav Klaus discusses the events of 1989, the year the Berlin Wall came down. . . .
Victor Davis Hanson and Robert Baer describe the motivations and goals of the regime in Tehran...
Kissinger says Europe is suspended between its past and its future...
War and the media — the two have not partnered so well since Vietnam...
“The great man or woman in history,” the philsopher Sidney Hook argues in his book, The Hero in History...
General Jim Mattis on what US fighting forces need most: a clear mission and clear goals.
Hoover fellow Victor Davis Hanson on his new book, The Second World Wars.
US-Russian relations are hardly doomed to an eternal deep freeze, but Vladimir Putin will keep them on ice as long as he’s around.
November 9th marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall — and the precipitous disintegration of the tyrannical Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its East Block gulags.
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
Richard Epstein, the Peter and Kirsten Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity Task Force, notes that in the aftermath of the terrorist bombing—no lesser word will do—at the Boston Marathon, a major debate has broken out over the proper law enforcement procedures in two key areas: general surveillance and targeted searches.
This week on Uncommon Knowledge historian Andrew Roberts discusses, with Hoover research fellow Peter Robinson, his book The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War. In the book, Roberts investigates what led up to the war, the historical factors responsible for Hitler’s rise to power, Hitler’s shortcomings as a military leader, Nazi Germany’s defeat, and Allied contributions to the victory. (38:15)
Egypt’s minorities, long persecuted, are counting on the U.S. president to defend religious freedom.
John Arquilla and Victor Davis Hanson discuss the challenges of waging war in the modern globalized world. . . .
Fouad Ajami says history will be immensely kind to George W. Bush and his decision to go to war in Iraq...
A native of Zambia, Dambisa Moyo holds a master's degree from Harvard, an MBA from American University and a doctorate in economics from Oxford...