The Hoover Institution’s Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law hosts a conference on July 26, 2017 titled, Technology Giants, Sovereign Power, and Surveillance.
Call Sign Chaos is Jim Mattis’s memoir of his lifelong journey from marine recruit to four-star general and secretary of defense. It’s also the story of his quest to learn from every experience and pass on those lessons, so that future generations can plan better, lead better, and do and be better, thus creating a safer and more successful United States and world.
During a distinguished Army career, Chris Gibson, who spent a year as a Hoover national security fellow, displayed brains, determination, and courage. Now he’s testing his mettle in Congress.
The current issue of Strategika asks the question: Are 20th-century-style conventional military assets and strategies still relevant, or are they being replaced by drones, cyber-warfare, counterinsurgency, and satellite technologies? Using history as a guide, Andrew Roberts, Frederick W. Kagan, and Peter R. Mansoor all argue for the continuing relevance of conventional weapons and soldiers, even though the there is an inherent unpredictability to the exact nature of future conflicts.
The new defense chief in Tehran is wanted by Interpol. He’s hardly the only criminal working there. By Christopher Hitchens.
Condoleezza Rice weighs America’s failures, successes, and diplomatic challenges yet to come. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.
As the world sees it, America tends to dash off to war without moral authority. How we could change that view. By Shelby Steele.
Contrary to what you may have heard, most of the recommendations of the Iraq Study Group are being put into effect—and achieving some success. By Edwin Meese III.
The threats are more resilient; conflict is more likely.
The Bush administration always insisted that encouraging democracy abroad was critical for international security. Europeans—surprise!—now agree. By Amichai Magen.
Those who serve America abroad are being asked to do more and more with less and less, but our diplomatic corps is doing just that as it performs new duties in Baghdad and the world. By Cecile Shea.
Dangerous states with big ambitions
China has come to Africa. Can U.S. policy makers find ways to mesh, not clash, with Beijing’s interests? By Christopher C. Starling.
"We’re all under attack—all the free world." Europe responds to September 11. By Hoover fellow Timothy Garton Ash.
Pope Benedict’s Critique of Islam
The advantage of moderation
How to cope with global jihad