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Hoover hosts the Congressional Cyber Boot Camp

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Two dozen senior US Senate and House staffers are visiting the Hoover Institution for the inaugural Congressional Cyber Boot Camp, an intensive three-day cybersecurity workshop organized by Amy Zegart, the Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and codirector of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), and Herbert Lin, a consulting scholar at CISAC who will be a visiting fellow at Hoover starting this Winter. The event, cosponsored by Hoover and CISAC, has attendees from both political parties.

The Red Guard agitates against a leader of factory in Guangzhou City, ca. 1967. (Chinese Pictorial Collection, Envelope mJ, Hoover Institution Archives)

Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection Now Open

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives are pleased to announce the opening of the Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection

Damon Matteo gives a lecture on property rights law at the IP2 summer teaching institute.

Hoover IP2 convenes inaugural summer teaching institute

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Is the current term for US patent protection too long, and does it stifle or encourage innovation?  Do mergers restrain trade and commerce? How does one regulate a monopoly and establish parameters for pricing? How does one even identify a monopoly?


Hoover Institution Library & Archives Hosts Workshop on Modern China

Monday, August 4, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014

The second annual Hoover Institution workshop on modern China was held during August 4-5, 2014. Organized by archives staff, the workshop featured eight scholars from Europe, East Asia, and the United States who have done research in Hoover’s collections.


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.



Iraq after America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance

In Iraq After America, Rayburn Focuses on Why Iraq Is Too Important to Disregard

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Hoover Institution Press today released Iraq after America by Colonel Joel Rayburn, a contributor to the Hoover Institution’s Working Group on Islamism and the International Order.

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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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