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...
German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck warned, "Woe to the statesman whose reasons for entering a war do not appear so plausible at its end as at its beginning..."
What to make of US-Russian relations?
To succeed in the war on terror, Philip Bobbitt insists, the West needs an entirely new conceptual framework.
By Peter Robinson.
Former prime minister of Denmark, Anders Rasmussen, on America's indispensable role as the global leader.
Technology and terrorism have changed. Laws on intercepts need to change, too. By Bruce Berkowitz.
How we ran Saddam to ground. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz. Sidebar: Do We Need More Troops? Or Different Troops?: Why we must establish a new, post–Cold War military.
The attacks of September 11 made it clear that our intelligence organizations were too slow and inflexible to deal with the threat of international terrorism. Two years later, they still are. By Bruce Berkowitz.
The armchair generals were wrong and Donald Rumsfeld was right. Bruce Berkowitz on the new face of warfare.
Are secrecy and democracy inherently incompatible? Not necessarily. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.
Editor’s note: The following is the text of a letter sent by the Committee on the Present Danger to President Obama, members of the Senate and members of the House regarding critical changes to America’s missile defense that will likely threaten American safety and security. . . .
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...
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...
Professor Philip Bobbitt describes the “wars of the 21st Century” as wars against terror — against modern market-state terrorism, against the distribution and assimilation of weapons of mass destruction, and against the forces that create human catastrophes, such as genocide and ethnic cleansing...
Writing in his new book World War IV, Norman Podhoretz asserts that “the great struggle into which the United States was plunged by 9/11 can only be understood if we think of it as World War IV.” (34:37) Video transcript
The past century has witnessed dramatic improvements in the standard of living in the United States. Panelists will discuss the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, and national security have played in this remarkable advancement in human well-being.
Bruce Berkowitz on the challenges the U.S. intelligence community faces in the war on terror.
Are our intelligence agencies up to the task of preventing another September 11? Not necessarily. By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.