Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the threat to democracy worldwide with a focus on democracy in Europe.
His reading list focuses on how liberty is won, lost, and neglected. By Jonathan Rauch.
Last week, I taught an intensive two-day seminar in Jerusalem on the tradition of modern freedom to male haredi (“God fearing” in Hebrew) or ultra-Orthodox, Jews.
What will be the condition of the Jewish community 50 years from now?
Hezbollah still holds power despite losing the election. . . .
A willingness to seek political negotiations with the Palestinians is a departure for Israel's prime minister. . . .
Masters of the art teach that subtlety, indirection, and on occasion mis-direction are crucial to successful diplomacy...
Be careful when one uses the superlative case—best, most, -est, etc.—or evokes end-of-the-world imagery...
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.
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.”
France may have a case for banning the burqa. By Peter Berkowitz.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the late Soviet dissident and honorary Hoover fellow to whom “one word of truth outweighed the whole world.”
An Arab state wrestles with its own clash of civilizations. By Peter Berkowitz.
Peter Berkowitz on Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism by Ibn Warraq