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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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Digitized World War I Documents Available through Partnership with Adam Matthew

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Thousands of pages of World War I materials in the Hoover Library and Archives were digitized by Adam Matthew for inclusion in The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment, a digital resource that brings together archival materials from repositories in Europe and the United States.

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Secretary of State Warren Christopher’s Papers Open at Archives

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Hoover Institution Archives is pleased to announce the opening of the Warren Christopher papers, which document the long career of this US statesmen and Stanford Law School alumnus. 

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Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the twentieth century

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press released Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory, a profound work that relied heavily on material in the Hoover Archives.

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General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.).

General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.), Named Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution

Monday, August 5, 2013
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the full-time appointment of General James “Jim” Mattis, US Marine Corps (Ret.), as an Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow. Mattis recently retired as the commanding general of the US Central Command, at which post he oversaw the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and military activity throughout twenty countries in the Middle East and beyond.  

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Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, by Hoover distinguished fellow Geo

In Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, Former Secretary of State George Shultz Explains How to Achieve a Better Future for the United States and the World

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future by George Shultz. The book contains some of Shultz’s most compelling analyses on the topics of governance, the economy, energy, drugs, diplomacy, and nuclear security.

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Taking on Iran: Strength, Diplomacy, and the Iranian Threat by Hoover fellow Abr

In Taking on Iran: Strength, Diplomacy, and the Iranian Threat, by Abraham D. Sofaer

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Taking on Iran: Strength, Diplomacy, and the Iranian Threat by Abraham D. Sofaer. In this book Sofaer charges that the United States, under both Republican and Democratic presidents, has failed to deal effectively with the threat posed to international peace and security by Iran.

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Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity by Samuel Tadros.

In Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Stanford

Hoover Institution Press today released Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity by Samuel Tadros. In this book, Tadros ties the story of the Copts to that of their motherland, Egypt. In providing a clear understanding of who the Copts are, including their long history, he sheds light on how the Coptic community’s struggle to modernize is inevitably intertwined with Egypt’s quest for modernity.

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