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Stanford Political Scientist Explores How Iraqi Citizens Used Rumors As Resistance Against Saddam Hussein’s Regime

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Monday, July 16, 2018

Using documents in the Hoover Institution archives, Stanford political scientist Lisa Blaydes examined life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein, including how Iraqi citizens found creative ways to resist the Baath Party’s authoritarian regime.

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Russia's Last Tsar Executed 100 Years Ago

quoting Robert Servicevia The Express Tribune
Friday, July 13, 2018

It is a century since the execution of Russia’s last tsar and his family after the revolution that established the Soviet Union, a massacre that still raises questions today.

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Slavery: What They Didn't Teach In My High School

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Patriot Post
Thursday, July 12, 2018

A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as “the white man’s religion that justified slavery.” He argued Africans taken out of that continent were owed reparations. “From whom?” I asked.

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How to Get the Best from Brexit with Daniel Hannan

interview with Daniel Hannanvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, July 12, 2018

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What’s Next for the United Kingdom as They Exit the European Union?

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On the Cover

via Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

This 1918 recruiting poster from the Hoover Archives touches on a turning point in the history of the United States Marine Corps. 

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History’s Bad Ideas Are An Inspiration For Progressives

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Friday, July 6, 2018

What we now consider stupid and dangerous ideas of the past, progressives see as useful in the present.

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Target Assad’s Enablers

by Russell A. Bermanvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

The Syrian civil war teems with outside actors. American strategy must reckon with their ambitions—and check them.

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Elegy for the Arab Spring

by Samuel Tadrosvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

Seven years on, those who hoped for a modern, humane Syria have few illusions left—Syrians fewest of all.

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Where the Great Powers Collide

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 9, 2018

Syria is a historical “roundabout” around which religions, civilizations, and nations flow—and clash.

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The Classicist: Modern Paradoxes

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

From China to the Middle East to the U.S., a look at some of the strangest developments in global politics.

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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.