The Second World War, the Cold War, and now the war on terrorism—all can be seen as part of a single, epochal struggle. Clark S. Judge on the new hundred years’ war.
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.”
“If Ed Meese is not a good man,” Ronald Reagan once said, “there are no good men.” A profile of a good man. By Lee Edwards.
When seventy-four years of communist rule suddenly ended, Hoover Institution deputy director Charles G. Palm saw an opening. Here’s how he brought 25 million pages of once-secret Soviet history to the Hoover Institution Archives. By Bernard Butcher.
Why ideas really do matter. By Hoover fellow David R. Henderson.
A photographic history of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. By Cissie Dore Hill.
The 9/11 attacks were the clearest possible call for effective national intelligence. Why are we still waiting? By Amy B. Zegart.
Pope Benedict’s Critique of Islam
With responses from Gertrude Himmelfarb, Don Eberly & David Boaz
Gramsci and Tocqueville in America
Henrik Bering on Pistols at Dawn by John Campbell
Hoping for change isn't enough.
Henrik Bering on Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600–1947 by Christopher Clark