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The Meaning of the French Riots

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

France suffers from a more advanced case of ethnic Balkanization than does the United States, but the disease is evident in this country as well. How to treat it? By returning to the “ideal of a multiracial society under the inclusive aegis of Western culture.” By Victor Davis Hanson.

The Gas War

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

The dispute over gas prices between Russia and Ukraine lasted just long enough to offer a disquieting glimpse of the future—Russian extortion of the West. By Michael Mcfaul.

Grim Relic

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

If Russians ever decide to hold Lenin accountable for his crimes, they could start by dismantling Lenin’s tomb and burying this monster in a lonely field far, far away from Red Square. By Arnold Beichman.

Hayek in War and Peace

by Kurt R. Leubevia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 30, 2006

Austria’s proud intellectual tradition suffered an enormous blow from Nazism and World War II. Kurt T. Leube on the postwar efforts of Friedrich von Hayek to revive that tradition, especially in economics.

An Accidental Illiberal Recovery: Russia, 1999–2005

by Michael S. Bernstam, Alvin Rabushkavia Analysis
Tuesday, January 10, 2006

This is a story of an accidental series of policy decisions with enormous consequences.

Churchill’s Workshop

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Thursday, December 1, 2005

Henrik Bering on In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds

Chords of Memory

by Dennis L. Barkvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The uncertain nature of the European-American relationship in these distinctly uncertain times. By Dennis l. Bark.

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Revolutionary Eye: The Political Education of Wolfgang Janisch

by Bradley Bauervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Looking at the world around him in the 1970s and ’80s, East German artist Wolfgang Janisch saw much to protest: the East German communist dictatorship, the nuclear arms race, and rampant environmental destruction. How a humble man with an ordinary life began making extraordinary art—and helped bring down the Berlin Wall. By Brad Bauer.

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Back in the USSR

by Niall Fergusonvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Crowded Internet cafes dot the new urban landscapes of St. Petersburg and Moscow, yet Russians still yearn for the terrible simplicity of the old days. Niall Ferguson explains.

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When Goodness Won

by Robert Conquestvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The recently published KGB file of Andrei Sakharov shows the extent to which he was oppressed—and the magnitude of his heroism. By Robert Conquest.