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Archivists Capture Evidence in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash

Friday, July 25, 2014

Thanks to the foresight of curatorial staff at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, a suspicious blog post  tying the Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash was preserved before it was quickly deleted from the Russian social media website VKontakte. The post, in which rebels boasted of shooting down a Ukrainian army transport plane, was allegedly authored by an activist and spokesman for Igor Girkin (Strelkov), the self-proclaimed minister of war of the breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic.

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Hoover hosts “A Conversation on Innovation and Economic Growth”

Friday, July 25, 2014

On Tuesday, July 22, the Hoover Institution in Washington hosted the forum “A  Conversation on Innovation and Economic Growth.”  The forum was moderated by Al Hunt, a host of Bloomberg Television, and featured three esteemed panelists: Congressman Paul Ryan, Stanford University president John Hennessy, and Hoover senior fellow and Stanford economics professor John Taylor.

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Lieutenant Colonel Brant Eggers Bio Photo

NSAF Profile: Brant Eggers

Monday, July 7, 2014

To conclude this year’s feature series on the Hoover Institution’s National Security Affairs Fellows is our story on Lieutenant Colonel Brant Eggers, representing the United States Marine Corps.  Throughout his military career, Eggers has served in multiple positions within the marine corps, as well as participating in several Western Pacific and Operation Iraqi Freedom deployments. In 1993, he was designated a communications officer in the US Marine Corps.  Most recently, he served as the commanding officer of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps at UC Berkeley and inspector instructor of Sixth Communications Battalion in Brooklyn, New York.  He has a master’s degree from the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, in national security and strategic studies, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Bakersfield.  While at Hoover, Eggers focused on reform effort with military officer education and training, specifically in the service academies.

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Angus Burgin Delivers Keynote at First Annual Workshop on Political Economy

Monday, July 7, 2014

As part of the inaugural Hoover Institution Library and Archives’ Workshop on Political Economy, Professor Angus Burgin of Johns Hopkins University gave the keynote lecture titled "Hayek, Friedman, and the Return of Laissez-Faire." 

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Foreign Intelligence Files Added to Estonian KGB Digital Collection

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Fourteen thousand pages have been added to the Estonian KGB digital collection at Hoover representing sixty-one folders of documents of the KGB Intelligence Service pertaining to Estonian refugees.

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In Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents, Thornton Sheds Light on How Increased Democratization Isn’t Always a Good Thing

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

STANFORD The Hoover Institution Press today released Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents by Hoover research fellow Bruce Thornton.  This thoughtful book traces the historical process by which American democracy has evolved, discussing past criticisms and showing that those dangers and discontents afflict us today. Thornton argues for the Constitution’s vision of limited government and recovering our forgotten antidemocratic tradition.

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Peregrine: American Immigration in the 21st Century

The Hoover Institution Launches Online Journal About Immigration Reform

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of Peregrine, a new bi-monthly online journal about US immigration policy that provides background facts, surveys, and opinion essays by scholars from a variety of perspectives.

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Fouad Ajami is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution

Statement by Hoover Institution Director, John Raisian:

Sunday, June 22, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we learned of the passing of Fouad Ajami, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday.

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Game Changers: Energy on the Move

Game Changers Explores a Cheaper, Cleaner, and More Secure National Energy System

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Hoover Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative (MITEI) released the product of a multiyear collaboration:  Game Changers: Energy on the Move.

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Hoover Tower & Palms

The Hoover Institution Launches New Dynamic Website

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the launch of its newly designed and significantly renovated website (Hoover.org).

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