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Hoover Press Book, Women Of The Gulag, Featured In New Documentary

featuring Paul R. Gregoryvia Stanford News
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar Paul Gregory’s book by that name, is now being screened.
In the News

Forgotten Images Of Vietnam: Never Before Published Photos Of The 20-Year-Long War Shows The Violence, Heartbreak And Brief Moments Of Levity On The Front-Line

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Daily Mail (UK)
Friday, September 28, 2018

Arresting images of the Vietnam War that depict life away from the battlefield and the soldier's interaction with civilians have been immortalized in a new book and exhibition.

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China v. America: Going Global with Michael Auslin

featuring Michael R. Auslinvia Fellow Talks
Thursday, September 27, 2018

What does the future hold for China and America?

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Area 45: Is America Winning Against China?

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Area 45
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trade and the U.S.-Sino relations.

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Niall Ferguson: The Next Generation Of Everything. A Historian’s And An Investor’s Views

interview with Niall Fergusonvia 15th Yalta European Strategy Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the past, present, and plausible futures we might face based on our choices.

Analysis and Commentary

Central Planning In War

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

In the last 2 months, I’ve read 6 books about the attack on the Zam Zam in April 1941. It was the ship my uncle Fred Henderson and aunt Jamie Henderson were on when they were heading to the Belgian Congo to be medical missionaries. It was attacked and sunk by the German raider Atlantis and they, along with all the other ship’s passengers and crew were taken prisoner, transferred to the Dresden, and sent to occupied France. 

Analysis and Commentary

Never Forget But Also Learn

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

I’ve seen various friends on Facebook today discussing their feelings about 9/11/2001 and some of their experiences that day. Some were close to Ground Zero; others had friends who were murdered; others, like me, were a few thousand miles away and knew only people who knew people who were murdered.

In the News

So Much For Summer Reading

quoting Amy Zegartvia Stanford News
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Faculty affiliated with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) have apparently moved on from the usual summer reading of spy thrillers and detective mysteries. Instead, they offer some serious reading recommendations about subjects ranging from national security policies to the Vietnam War to post-Soviet Union reality.

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Dangerous Experiments

quoting Frank Diköttervia Korea Joongang Daily
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
In “Mao’s Great Famine,” Dutch historian Frank Dikotter illustrates the catastrophe of government mismanagement in grim detail: at one collective farm, where one in 20 residents died in 1960, children were being eaten
Foreign Policy

Chinese Views on the Singapore Summit Between Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-un

by Michael D. Swainevia China Leadership Monitor
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Chinese observers generally view the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as a positive step towards denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

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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.