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Midnight in Tehran

by Robert Mortonvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

Hoover media fellow Robert Morton argues that the new regime in Iran is every bit as oppressive as its predecessor.

Arsenal of Poison

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Friday, July 30, 1999

The Tocqueville-quoting president of Iran, Mohammed Khatami, has impressed the West as a moderate—while at the same time amassing an arsenal of weapons of mass destruction. By Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman.

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Why Aid to Israel Hurts . . . Israelis

by Alvin Rabushkavia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

The United States gives Israel roughly $4 billion a year. How is it used? “To bail out or prop up every money-losing socialist institution in the country.” By Hoover fellow Alvin Rabushka.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, July 30, 1998

Saddam Hussein still appears determined to develop chemical weapons. Should Israel consider a preemptive strike? Hoover fellow Arnold Beichman considers the options.

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Whose Country Is It?

by Tom Bethellvia Hoover Digest
Thursday, April 30, 1998

The divide between secular and religious Israelis, Hoover media fellow Tom Bethell reports, is profound—and growing.

Russia and the Islamic States of the Mideast

by Richard F. Staarvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 30, 1997

In its dealings with the Mideast, Russia has dusted off a few of the old Soviet foreign policy tools, including arms shipments and outrageous anti-American propaganda. An analysis by Hoover fellow Richard F. Staar.

Israel's War on Terrorism

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, January 30, 1996

Israel has declared war on terrorism. Hoover fellow Abraham D. Sofaer tells the new prime minister how to wage it.


The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity under Russian Rule

by Audrey L. Altstadtvia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, April 1, 1992

The first comprehensive account of Azerbaijan's rich and tumultuous history up to the present time.