Before September 11, we took it for granted that only nations or states could wage war on the United States. After 9/11 it became obvious that war could also be waged by terrorists operating anonymously and in the shadows. Are the laws of war—the Geneva Conventions, the International Convention on Torture—suited to this new reality of war? Whom may we detain? How may we interrogate those we detain? In the war on terror, do the laws of war permit us to be as tough as we need to be? Peter Robinson speaks with Peter Berkowitz and Jenny Martinez.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the challenges for conservatives.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz on the decline of liberal education in America and what might be done to remedy it.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz considers why liberal democracy is worth defending.
Peter Berkowitz: Identity Politics Is A Threat To Society. Is There Anything We Can Do About It At This Point? (17:15)
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses free speech on college campuses and notes that it is vital for universities to uphold the first amendment and the free exchange of ideas on college campuses.
Senior Fellow Peter Berkowitz discussed the Middle East Crisis on CNBC.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses Tuesday’s election and the stakes for U.S.-Israel relations.
Hover fellow Peter Berkowitz says the absence of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain leaders at the Camp David summit suggests a lack of confidence in the Iran nuclear deal.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz on the prospect of the Palestinian Authority's third intifada against the Jewish state.
A well-designed constitution protects individual freedoms by preventing the abuse of power by the government. Each branch of government acts to check and balance the other branches of government. The real protection of our freedoms is the prevention of abuses of power through the wise structure of the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary.
Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and military historian, professor of classics, and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of numerous books, the most recent of which are Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome, which Professor Hanson edited, and The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern, a volume of his essays.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses liberal education, law, and democracy.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his new book, Constitutional Conservatism.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, weighs in on Israel's role in the growing Mideast crisis.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, notes that parents want their children to see both sides of the argument so they can make up their own minds; thus universities should be places where students are free to explore ideas.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, chair of the Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law, and cochair of the the Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society, notes, on Wall Street Journal TV, that public colleges are legally obligated to keep the classrooms free of politics and that classrooms should be places where students are free to explore ideas.
Peter Berkowitz, Mary Eberstadt and Tod Lindberg discuss the state of conservatives and liberals in America. The discussion touches on an alleged liberal hatred towards conservatives and how the current "Bush Hate" climate is affecting the conservative movement. This event was part of the Hoover Institution's Spring Retreat 2007.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the first-ever cabinet meeting held in the Golan Heights on Sunday that the area will “forever remain” part of Israel.