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Winter Board of Overseers Meeting

Monday, February 25, 2008 to Tuesday, February 26, 2008

The presidential election, state department outlook, and global upheaval were discussed at the Board of Overseers meeting.

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John Taylor, the Bowen and Janice Arthur McCoy Senior Fellow

The Hoover Institution's Board of Overseers meeting in Washington, D.C.

Monday, February 25, 2008

The presidential election, state department outlook, and global upheaval were discussed at Board of Overseers meeting.

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Hoover’s Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law holds inaugural dinner, discussion of legal issues surrounding terrorism

Friday, January 25, 2008

Members of the Hoover Institution’s recently established Koret-Taube Task Force on National Security and Law held their inaugural dinner January 10 during which the formation and goals of the new task force were discussed.

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Is leaving the Middle East a Viable Option?

Friday, January 18, 2008

Thomas H. Henriksen, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, provides a perspective on the challenging question, “Is leaving the Middle East a Viable Option?"

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Hoover Institution Library and Archives Exhibit Features Contrasting Views of War

Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Stanford

Never Such Innocence: British Images of the First World War, an exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion, features two approaches to engaging the British in the First World War (1914–18): one by the British government in thousands of posters and the other, nonofficial war art, poetry, and photographs by disillusioned British soldiers. Members of the class History and the Arts: Modern Britain, taught by Stanford history professor Peter Stansky, provided the text and chose the images for the exhibition.

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From Hoover Press: Turning Points in Ending the Cold War, Edited by Kiron Skinner, Forewords by George P. Shultz and Pavel Palazhchenko

Friday, December 21, 2007
Stanford

Turning Points in Ending the Cold War (Hoover Press, 2007), edited by Hoover research fellow Kiron Skinner, with forewords by George P. Shultz, former secretary of state and current distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Pavel Palazhchenko, former interpreter to Gorbachev and current adviser to the president of the Gorbachev Foundation, offers insights into the key players and events that led to the collapse of communism.

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From Hoover Press: Discovering the Hidden Listener

Thursday, November 29, 2007
Stanford

From the start of the cold war Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), the international news and broadcast organization funded by the U.S. Congress, communicated factual information to people living in East bloc nations. Many in both East and West, among them Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin, have credited the important role played by Radio Liberty in the USSR. Following the failed coup attempt in 1991, Yeltsin was quoted as saying that in Russia “Radio Liberty was one of the very few channels through which it was possible to send information…because now almost every family in Russia listens to Radio Liberty….

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Hoover Institution Hosted Conference on the “Prospects for Democracy in Iran: Assessing the Regime and the Opposition”

Thursday, November 29, 2007

As an emerging power in Middle East politics, Iran has been at the forefront of the news, especially in regard to its nuclear program, in recent months. The question of how the United States should deal with Iran is frequently debated, but remains unanswered. Hoover research fellow Abbas Milani notes that the United States has long lacked a viable and coherent policy toward Iran.

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From Hoover Press: Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth Anniversary: Conference Report

Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Stanford

At their October 1986 meeting in Reykjavik, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev agreed on the need to eliminate nuclear weapons. That historic meeting ultimately led to the end of the cold war. “Since that time, the nature of the nuclear threat in the world has changed, but the twenty-year-old lessons of Reykjavik may well help us achieve the goal of a modern world free of nuclear weapons,” said former secretary of state George P. Shultz.

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The Twenty-First Anniversary of the Reykjavik Summit Held at Stanford

Thursday, October 25, 2007

October 2007 marks the 21st anniversary of the landmark 1986 Reykjavik Summit where President Ronald Reagan and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev famously reached a verbal agreement to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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