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Nothing Succeeds Like Success

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Wednesday, May 16, 2007

This evening I had the pleasure of hearing Victor Davis Hanson speak to a group assembled by the Hoover Institution...

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Those Who Cannot Remember the Past

with Victor Davis Hansonvia townhall.com
Wednesday, May 16, 2007

If you went to college in the sixties, like I did, you might not know how much higher education has changed since then...

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Unfurled around the world

with Robert Conquest, Hoover Institutionvia Telegraph
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Although there are three outstanding British and US historians of the Soviet Union, namely Robert Conquest, the late Martin Malia and Richard Pipes, the French have been more active in the comparative history of Communism, a tradition begun by the great sociologist Raymond Aron with such books as Opium of the Intellectuals...

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The Case for Hegemony

with Niall Fergusonvia American Thinker
Thursday, May 10, 2007

On April 30th, the State Department released a report noting a 25% increase in terrorist attacks around the world in 2006, ostensibly signaling the emergence of a period of unparalleled danger...

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Political scientist Stephen Krasner and retired Gen. John Abizaid return to Stanford

with Stephen D. Krasner, John Abizaid, George P. Shultz, John Raisianvia Stanford Report
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Political science Professor Stephen D. Krasner, former director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department, and retired Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, former commander of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), are returning to Stanford...

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Living History Reigns Over British

with Niall Fergusonvia New York Times
Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Even philosophers in Britain tend to be skeptics, and emphasize how little we can know...

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Former U.S. Central Command Chief General John Abizaid Appointed Hoover Distinguished Visiting Fellow

with John Abizaid, George P. Shultz, John Raisianvia Business Wire
Monday, May 7, 2007

General John Philip Abizaid, U.S. Army (Ret.), has been named the first Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University...

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Farmer's Almanac

with Niall Fergusonvia Washington Post
Monday, May 7, 2007

Interesting profile of superstar historian/empire apologist/accused neocon Niall Ferguson, in which he says Britain erred by getting into World War I...

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Former top commander of U.S. forces in Mideast heading to Stanford University think tank

with John Abizaid, John Raisianvia Associated Press
Monday, May 7, 2007

Gen. John Abizaid, who spent three years as the top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East, will start his retirement as a fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution...

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The Global Empire of Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia Harvard Magazine
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Here is an image calculated to ruffle the feathers of all red-blooded Americans...

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.