Hoover Institution: In Uncertain Shield Richard A. Posner Examines U.S. Intelligence Efforts since 9/11
In 2018, the United States faced many issues at home and abroad: immigration, trade, Supreme Court justices, health care reform and Medicare for All (M4A), socialism, entitlement spending, the Middle East, Russia, North Korea, China, and the midterm elections, as well as infrastructure, deficits and debt, and tax reform. Throughout it all, in publications across the country, Hoover fellows offered their solid, creative, thoughtful, and scholarly insight, ideas, and policy recommendations. Here is a selection of their work.
The 2016 Fall Retreat, which took place during October 16–18, the talks were for the first time organized around a single theme: American exceptionalism.
John Batchelor, host of the nationally syndicated John Batchelor Radio Show, which is broadcast by WABC radio in New York, took his program on the road to the Hoover Institution to tape an hour-long program in front of a live studio audience. A number of Hoover fellows, addressing a wide variety of topics, were featured on recent Batchelor Radio Show programs.
On May 23, President Obama gave the first major speech on national security of his second term. His purpose was to review his administration’s achievements in dealing with the war that al Qaeda launched against the United States on Sept.
The Hoover Institution’s 2007 Spring Retreat opened on Sunday, April 22, with before-dinner remarks by renowned educator Rafe Esquith.
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Board of Overseers’ summer meeting during July 9–11, 2013.
The program began on Tuesday evening with before-dinner remarks by Paul D. Clement, a partner at Bancroft PLLC. Clement served as the forty-third solicitor general of the United States from June 2005 until June 2008. He has argued more than sixty-five cases before the US Supreme Court. During Clement’s speech, titled “Federalism in the Roberts Court,” he talked about the revitalization of federalism in the Rehnquist court “imposing some limits on the federal government’s power vis-a-vis the states.”
Govern moderately, or the governed will turn against you. Clinton learned it. Will Obama? By Peter Berkowitz.
The U.S. government could go a long way toward building understanding in the Middle East by backing the study of Arabic. By Peter Berkowitz.
Why liberal democracy in America depends on promoting liberal democracy abroad. By Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz.
An Israeli preemptive strike on Iranian nuclear facilities is fraught with immediate and long-term ramifications.
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Spring Retreat beginning on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Included here are summaries of selected presentations from the three-day event, accompanied by links to the audio or video files when available.
These essays from a diverse group of distinguished contributors deepen our understanding of the new national security threats posed by terrorism, by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and by the spread of Islamic extremism. They examine the obstacles to making U.S. intelligence more capable and offer recommendations for effective reform.
Hoover Institution Press Today Releases Book Highlighting The Meaning of Current American Conservatism Conserving Liberty By Mark Blitz
In this book, Blitz clarifies and defends contemporary American conservatism. He explains the beliefs, practices, and institutions that play a crucial role in forming and sustaining liberty in America.