Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
A symposium with Sen. John Ashcroft, David Blankenhorn, James Dobson, Gov. John Engler, William Galston, Kay James, D. James Kennedy, Rep. Steve Largent, Dan Quayle, Paul Weyrich
Brian C. Anderson on Sartre: The Philosopher of the Twentieth Century by Bernard-Henry Lévy
Damon Linker on Philosophy and Social Hope by Richard Rorty
Liberals spent the Cold War refusing to see communism for what it was. Hoover fellow Robert Conquest on “how the mind of the liberal became so much a subject of self-deception.”
“If Ed Meese is not a good man,” Ronald Reagan once said, “there are no good men.” A profile of a good man. By Lee Edwards.
When seventy-four years of communist rule suddenly ended, Hoover Institution deputy director Charles G. Palm saw an opening. Here’s how he brought 25 million pages of once-secret Soviet history to the Hoover Institution Archives. By Bernard Butcher.
Why ideas really do matter. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.
China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.
When the Soviet Union collapsed, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary made quick transitions to democracy and free markets. Yet Russia itself failed to do so. Why? Hoover fellow Robert Conquest explains, drawing on eight centuries of Russian history and his own lifetime of study.
With responses from Gertrude Himmelfarb, Don Eberly & David Boaz
Gramsci and Tocqueville in America
Henrik Bering on Pistols at Dawn by John Campbell
Henrik Bering on Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947 by Christopher Clark
The growing stature of the office "a heartbeat away"
Hoping for change isn't enough.
How—and why—did Slobodan Milosevic finally fall from power? Hoover fellow Timothy Garton Ash offers an eyewitness report.
The urge to speed History along