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.
A new book offers a much-needed account of the Jewish state’s many achievements.
“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.
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
The recently announced interim agreement between the United States-led P5+1 (the five permanent members of the Security Coun
TEL AVIV -- Israelis enjoyed a fairly quiet summer.
Peter Berkowitz on The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict edited by Adam Horowitz, Lizzy Ratner, and Philip Weiss.
Peter Berkowitz on The War on Terror and the Laws of War: A Military Perspective by Michael Lewis, Eric Jensen, Geoffrey Corn, Victor Hansen, Richard Jackson, and James Schoettler.
Peter Berkowitz on Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism: A Call to Action by George Weigel