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...
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "Double Jeopardy At The University Of California."
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz talks about what a proper liberal arts education consists of, its betrayal in the American academy, and its complicated relation to Jewish education and religious life.
Best Of Peter Berkowitz: "The Fact That We Lost To Trump Tells Us Something About Us, About The Left." 2 Of 2
(Part 2) Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Defining Ideas article "What’s The Point Of A Liberal Education? Don’t Ask The Ivy League."
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the road ahead for Israel as well as the US-Israel relationship.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "What Left & Right Missed in Trump's Warsaw Speech."
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the thinking behind the the new Commission on Unalienable Rights’s report and the conclusions it presents.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Mosaic Magazine article "A Salutary Thesis Overestimates the Bible, and Underestimates Modern Thought."
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "A Poor Guide for Trump's High Court Choices."
Hoover Fellows Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Peter Berkowitz discuss the final report recently issued by the US State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights, of which Berkowitz was the commission secretary.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a member of the National Security and Law and Virtues of a Free Society Task Forces, discusses the Republican Party and the candidates for president. The economy and reducing unemployment, he says, are key electability platforms.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses his Real Clear Politics article "The Obama Doctrine: A Recipe for Failure Overseas." Despite this administration’s engagement with Iran, reset with Russia, and pivot to Asia, leaders in Tehran, Moscow, and Beijing continue to view America as an impediment to their regional ambitions. All three nations have grown more assertive during Obama’s tenure.
Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation by Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz
Hoover Institution Press released Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz. Berkowitz contends that constitutional conservatism encompasses a distinguished tradition of defending liberty that stretches from the great eighteenth century British statesman Edmund Burke through the authoritative exposition of the Constitution in The Federalist to the high points of post-World War II American conservatism.
Alex Wayne, Bloomberg. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack. Kenneth Anderson, Hoover. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover & WSJ.
Guests: Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. Dennis de Jong, Bloomberg. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover. Dennis Berman, WSJ.
The former State Department policy director thinks Trump’s legacy is now trashed, but is sticking behind the ex-secretary of state’s moves he helped craft on Israel, Iran and more.
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.
Although conservatives may all look alike to their critics, they disagree among themselves about what it means to be a conservative and who is entitled to bear the name.