'The war will never end': Saddam's regime in Hoover Institution Archives
Millions of documents at Hoover give us an unprecedented view of the inside workings of Saddam’s authoritarian regime and how his Baath Party became a bloated bureaucracy, fed by an unending atmosphere of war. The Institution's collection on the Baath Party, which arrived at Stanford in 2008, includes nearly eleven million digitized pages and 108 video files. Hoover’s holdings on Iraq comprise fifteen collections, of which the Baath Party collection is the largest. (Another big collection includes video recordings of 190 survivors of Baath Party repression.) Click here to read the full article.
August 01, 2011