Twenty years ago today, the President of the United States did what every single diplomat told him not to do, but he did it because he believed it was the right thing to do...
The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the fourth issue of Strategika. This issue asks a significant, but often ignored question: What do the jihadists want? Max Boot analyzes the history of jihadism in Chechnya beginning in the 19th century, and elucidates the lessons we can learn from this historical example. In the featured commentary essays, Josef Joffe examines the contradictions in the stated aims of jihadi terrorism, while Peter R. Mansoor explores the activities of al-Qaeda in Iraq.
During the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa.
What to make of US-Russian relations?
Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis discusses the US relationship with China, and talks with Dr. Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, about the Spanish flu, his experiences fighting the Ebola outbreak, including, what a resilient global health system looks like and what needs to happen to be prepared for a pandemic.
From the “End of History” to the “epoch of Empires”
Tired of American global dominance? Just consider the alternatives. By Niall Ferguson.
What’s Next for the United Kingdom as They Exit the European Union?
Analyzing the global financial crisis and its aftermath in the United States and the United Kingdom with Kevin Warsh and George Osborne.
To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.
By Peter Robinson.
Part 1: How Stalin transformed the USSR in profound and enduring ways.
Former prime minister of Denmark, Anders Rasmussen, on America's indispensable role as the global leader.
Building an Alliance of Democracies.
The Hoover Institution’s Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson will appear on the new Fox Nation streaming service on Nov. 29 with an exclusive interview of economist and Hoover senior fellow Thomas Sowell.
As millions celebrated the 20th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall this past week, I found myself facing up to a discomfiting fact: Although I possess vivid memories of the event, no one under the age of about 25 shares them. . . .
Picking his way through the Soviet archives that Boris Yeltsin had just thrown open, in 1991 Tim Sebastian, a reporter for the London Times, came across an arresting memorandum...
Ronald Reagan gets all the credit among conservatives for ending the Cold War, but recall that it was his successor, former President George H.W. Bush, loathed by conservatives, who actually handled the peaceful collapse of the Soviet Empire and got very little credit for it...
We've had a full week now to adjust ourselves to the knowledge that the five members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee deemed President Barack Obama worthy of a Peace Prize...
With the publication of Reagan's Secret War: The Untold Story of His Fight to Save the World from Nuclear Disaster, historians Martin and Annelise Anderson have once again swung their wrecking ball...