Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Conservatism in the Twenty-First Century.
The world of Nineteen Eighty-Four may have ended in 1989, the year the Berlin Wall came down, but George Orwell’s writing remains as relevant today as ever. Hoover Fellow Timothy Garton Ash explains why.
His critics derided him as naive, but Ronald Reagan set out to win the Cold War all the same—to win it, we repeat, not just manage it. Who looks naive now? By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.
What made Reagan Reagan. By Hoover fellow Peter Robinson.
John Julius Norwich is an earnest and somewhat stiff-backed editor...
Three decades ago, the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia—and Lyndon Johnson placed a telephone call to Richard Nixon. By Hoover fellow Richard V. Allen.
Hoover fellow David Satter recalls the brave, lonely voices who helped topple the Soviet state. SIDEBAR: Soviet Dissident Collections in the Hoover Archives
A founder of the Communist Party of the United States, Jay Lovestone broke with the Soviets—he opposed Stalin to his face—then broke with Marxism itself. Joining the American labor movement, working closely with the CIA, he fought communism for the rest of his life. Hoover archivist Elena Danielson describes Lovestone and his papers.
Condoleezza Rice weighs America’s failures, successes, and diplomatic challenges yet to come. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Milestones on an unfinished jouney
Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman examines one of the darker corners of Soviet history, describing how the Communists "annexed the written word--fiction, nonfiction, plays, essays, short stories, everything--to the party apparat."
As his classic work is republished, Robert Conquest reflects on how it threw open the doors of the Gulag’s secrets.
The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security. Europeans—surprise!—now agree. By Amichai Magen.
Eisenhower took office at a time of wars both cold and hot. One of his first actions was a complete rethinking of foreign policy. Our next president could learn from Ike’s example. By J. William DeMarco.
The man who inspired the Velvet Revolution. By Iva K. Naffziger.
Alexander Rose on Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum
Arnold Beichman at 90. A celebration by Hoover media fellow David Brooks.
Hoover fellow Michael McFaul, who has the president’s ear on Russia, argues that promoting freedom is both moral and wise.