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When There’s No Good Guy

by Dinesh D’Souzavia Hoover Digest
Thursday, January 30, 2003

Saddam must go. By Hoover fellow Dinesh D’Souza.

Down in Flames

via Hoover Digest
Wednesday, October 30, 2002

How Japanese naval air power went down to defeat. A study of the Second World War by Hoover fellow Mark R. Peattie.

The Unlikely Imperialists

by Josh Londonvia Policy Review
Thursday, August 1, 2002

Josh London on The Savage Wars of Peace: Small Wars and the Rise of American Power by Max Boot

Savage Wars of Peace

by Max Bootvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, July 30, 2002

Much as we dislike doing so, when necessary we must send our military forces on peacekeeping missions and into regional conflicts. And in the war on terror, it will be necessary. By Max Boot.

A Contest of Brutality

by Victor Matusvia Policy Review
Saturday, June 1, 2002

Victorino Matus on The Fall of Berlin 1945 by Antony Beevor

The Father of the H-Bomb Tells His Story

by S. Fred Singervia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Hoover fellow S. Fred Singer on Edward Teller, "the most politically influential scientist of the 20th century."

Is Assassination an Option?

by Bruce Berkowitzvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Is assassination a legitimate tool of American foreign policy? If so, under what circumstances? By Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

The Western Way of War

by Woody Westvia Policy Review
Saturday, December 1, 2001

Woody West on Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power by Victor Davis Hanson

An Uncommon Soldier

by Keith Eilervia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

A reflection on the remarkable career of General Albert Coady Wedemeyer, "one of America’s most distinguished soldiers and patriots." By Hoover fellow Keith E. Eiler.

The Man Who Saved Orwell

by David Jacobsvia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, October 30, 2001

Harry Milton served with George Orwell in the Spanish Civil War. His papers recall the trauma of opposing Franco’s forces on the battlefield—and of fleeing Stalin’s forces in revolutionary Barcelona. By David Jacobs.

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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.