Can the new century prove an age of peace? Niall Ferguson considers the question by examining conflict in three of the last century’s hot spots: Bosnia, Guatemala, and Cambodia.
Despite the rise of Donald Trump and big Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage and Obamacare, Republicans can get out of their funk if they unite around what’s best in the conservative tradition
The Hoover Institution’s 2010 Spring Retreat began on Sunday, April 25, with before-dinner remarks by veteran TV writer and producer Rob Long, a contributing editor for the National Review and Newsweek International.
The Honorable John Howard, former Australian prime minister, offered before–dinner remarks at the Hoover Institution’s April 2009 Spring Retreat on Sunday, April 26.
The Hoover Institution's 2005 Spring Retreat, April 24-26, opened with analysis and commentary by scholar Fouad Ajami at dinner Sunday, April 24.
The power of President Lincoln’s written words; the long war in Iraq; and the possible presidential candidates for the 2008 elections were among the diverse topics discussed at the Hoover Institution retreat held October 28 – 30. The retreat offered participants the opportunity to learn about current issues and historical events from leading experts in their fields.
The American constitutional tradition gives rise to competing opinions about the laws and public policies necessary to secure freedom. Not all the opinions are equally persuasive, but even the less compelling views often contain an element of overlooked truth.
According to an increasingly influential bloc of same-sex marriage supporters, Americans cannot reasonably disagree any longer.
A new book offers a much-needed account of the Jewish state’s many achievements.
Since the late 1960s, the movies have had in place a rating system designed to inform viewers of the suitability of films for various audiences.
Yes, some hallowed American habits are changing. That doesn't mean conservatives are to blame.
“Every age has its own kind of war,” Clausewitz prognosticated in the early 19th century.[i] And the corollary is that every age has its own kind of intelligence requirements and seductions.
Liberal education is in decline.
The government often does a poor job of defending its most secret intelligence programs when they become public through leaks. There are some obvious and largely structural reasons for this, including that the agencies conducting the programs are not designed for public relat
There is clearly an obligation of accountability by states to their own citizens.
In recent years, consumed by the war against al Qaeda, we have addressed secrecy and accountability in a homegrown way — concerned with information the American executive branch has kept to itself, what was shared with the Congress (though a transcript is often not made at the
Press publication of selections from Edward Snowden's purloined National Security Agency documents has focused attention on issues of surveillance. In the months and years before those May 2013 revelations, however, the secrecy and accountability debate focused on drone warfa