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...
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.”
Gramsci and Tocqueville in America
Pope Benedict’s Critique of Islam
Woody West on Morgan: American Financier by Jean Strauss and Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller Sr. by Ron Chernow and Kevin A. Hassett
A city in a constant state of becoming
What really happened to Yugoslavia
Disturbing keepsakes of the most inhumane figures in history. By David Jacobs.
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.
The influence of the past on President Iván Duque of Colombia, includes Simon Bolivar and Winston Churchill.
What does the president’s taste for the theologian foretell?
A secular look at one of the century’s deepest thinkers
Liberalism’s urban legacy
General David Petraeus talks about what he learned about the Vietnam War from his PhD studies at Princeton that helped him in the war against terror.