Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
What a new history of American civil religion gets wrong.
Out of the pages of history, the distinguished scholar and essayist Gertrude Himmelfarb offers intellectual, moral, and political aid for our time.
Why free nations emerge from crises stronger than do repressive regimes.
The College Board wants to ensure that students learn about America only at its worst.
Progressivism marches relentlessly toward its destination: the one true secular kingdom.
When society and politics become degraded, when American communities crumble, merely “conserving” isn’t enough. Conservatism must restore.
The “End of History” thesis saw a world at equilibrium. But when does the center ever hold?
To endure the storms of the new decade, cling to the anchor: personal autonomy.
Bill Hagerty and Peter Berkowitz discuss U.S. Foreign Policy Strategy in the Indo-Pacific on Wednesday, March 24 at 3:30 PM Eastern.
Moderation has acquired a bad name in certain prominent conservative precincts, which is unfortunate since it is an essential political virtue and a quintessentially conservative virtue...
Tonight, I attended a party celebrating the release of the book Why I Turned Right...
In the book "Why I Turned Right," twelve right-leaning baby boomers offer their thoughts on how and why they became conservatives...
What have people meant across the generations when they say, "I believe in America"?
The Obama administration's embarrassment over the exercise of U.S. power encourages the hesitant, half-hearted use of it, thereby threatening American security and global political freedom.
You would never guess from the current campaign trail pyrotechnics, but public opinion polls suggest a straightforward formula for victory in the 2016 general election.
A new theory of Jewish nationalism promises to be more liberal than the old one. But it profoundly misunderstands Zionism—and liberalism.
In back rooms and think tanks, Republicans are already mourning their party—and plotting the fight over who’s going to be in it after Trump.
The love of liberty has nourished our nation since before its founding. Yet classical liberalism, which ought to provide common ground for left and right in the United States, is under attack today by prominent elements of both.
Speaking in praise of freedom has fallen out of fashion in American politics. That throws public discourse out of step with the country’s constitutional system, which puts a premium on protecting individual liberty.