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Watching Stalin Win

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Transcripts of power sturggles in the Politburo, unseen for more than 70 years, are about to be published. Paul R. Gregory on a major historical find.

A Very Rising Man

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Monday, October 1, 2007

Samuel Pepys and his world

Resolving Shia, Sunni, and Kurdish Claims Over Oil Revenue in Iraq

by Alvin Rabushka
Friday, September 21, 2007

The United States, with support from the United Kingdom, invaded Iraq on March 19, 2003. The forces of Saddam Hussein were routed in a brilliant military campaign that lasted three short weeks. Toppling Saddam’s statue in central Baghdad, followed by President Bush’s talking about the “end of major combat operations when he landed on the aircraft carrier USS Lincoln on May 1, 2003, laid the foundation for a new Iraq, hopefully democratic, pro-Western, and an ally against al-Qaeda and other radical Islamic forces in the Middle East.


by Alan W. Dowdvia Policy Review
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Three centuries of gloomy forecasts about America

Making Intelligence Smart

by Elbridge A. Colbyvia Policy Review
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Some necessary reforms


Do National Security and Environmental Energy Policies Conflict?

by Gary S. Beckervia Defining Ideas
Sunday, July 22, 2007

Prospects for consensus on energy policies are dim for the many approaches that put the environment ahead of national security.

R. James Woolsey is the Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Ending the Oil Era: An Interview with R. James Woolsey Jr.

via Defining Ideas
Sunday, July 1, 2007

Reliance on oil is a major environmental concern and national security issue among industrialized nations, particularly the United States, which uses and imports more oil than any other country. Former CIA director and Hoover Institution senior fellow R. James Woolsey Jr. talks about his take on ending the oil era.

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Swapping Labels

by Charles Wolf Jr.via Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

In much of the world, conservatives clamor for subsidies while liberals fight big government. In the United States, it’s the other way around. Here’s why. By Charles Wolf Jr..

Picture a Democracy

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Russians are not doomed to be ruled by despots, and the West should not resign itself to them. By Michael McFaul.

Man of Failure

by David Sattervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Boris Yeltsin was the tool of Russia’s emancipation and of its descent back into authoritarianism. By David Satter.