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A Tale of Two Nations

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

Not long ago, Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker visited two former Soviet states. Georgia, where free market reforms have been instituted, is doing very well. Uzbekistan is another story.

How Russia Blundered into Chechnya

by John B. Dunlopvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

When the Russians invaded the tiny province of Chechnya in 1994, they expected to achieve a swift victory. Instead they found themselves fought to a bloody stalemate. Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop on the way ignorance and arrogance led to a tragic miscalculation.

Why We Must Act

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Saturday, January 30, 1999

With Russia once again on the brink of collapse, the United States must do all it can to prop the country up. Hoover fellow Michael McFaul explains why.

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Virtues and the Making of Modern Liberalism

by Peter Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Monday, January 18, 1999

For students of politics, the study of virtue is not a choice but a necessity imposed by the character of their subject matter.

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Polish Independent Publications, 1976–1990: Guide to the Collections in the Hoover Institution Archives

by Maciej Siekierski, Christopher Lazarskivia Hoover Institution Press
Tuesday, December 15, 1998

"This work was made possible in part through a grant from the United States Institute of Peace." Updated and expanded ed. of: Guide to the Polish independent publications, 1976-1990, in the Hoover Institution Archives, published 1995.

Russia Needs Reform, Not Higher Taxes

by Michael McFaulvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Mismanagement plunged Russia into the present economic abyss. Hoover fellow Michael McFaul explains what the country must do to climb out.

A Euroskeptic Speaks Out

by Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

The euro is coming—and with it more centralized power for the bureaucrats in Brussels. Nobel laureate and Hoover fellow Gary S. Becker wishes it weren’t so.

The Islamic Threat

by John B. Dunlopvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

The war between Russia and Chechnya has been over for more than a year, but the trouble is far from ended. Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop describes the continuing Islamic threat to Russia’s southern flank.

An Autopsy of the Soviet Economy

by Gordon M. Hahnvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Soviet documents now in the Hoover Archives reveal seventy years of economic bungling. By Gordon M. Hahn.

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Stop the Bailout

by Alvin Rabushka, Michael S. Bernstamvia Hoover Digest
Friday, October 30, 1998

Teetering on the verge of collapse, the Russian banking system is threatening to bring the entire Russian economy down with it. Hoover fellows Michael S. Bernstam and Alvin Rabushka argue that Russia’s banks need to be reformed, not bailed out.

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