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National Security Forum on Biological and Chemical Weapons

Monday, November 16, 1998 to Wednesday, November 18, 1998
Stauffer Auditorium Hoover Institution, Stanford University Stanford, California

Throughout the cold war the world's national security leadership was preoccupied with the threat of a nuclear holocaust and worked to reduce nuclear danger.At the same time, largely unnoticed, more and more nations were acquiring the ability to produce biological and chemical weapons (BCWs), and many proceeded to do so.

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"MERRILL'S MARAUDERS: GENERAL STILWELL'S INFANTRY FIGHTING WORLD WAR II IN BURMA, 1944"

Thursday, September 24, 1998
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The exhibit will showcase information regarding General Stilwell's infantry fighting in Burma, in 1944

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Hoover Institution Essay: Race, Culture and Equality by Thomas Sowell

Friday, August 21, 1998
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Look at a map and compare the ragged coastline of Western Europe, with its many ports and rivers to the smoother shoreline of Africa. That geography has a powerful impact on the development of cultures and contributes to differences in income and success, says Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Thomas Sowell in a new Hoover Essay.

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John Shoven appointed Hoover Institution Senior Fellow.

Thursday, August 20, 1998
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The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan by Linda Chao and Ramon H. Myers

Tuesday, August 18, 1998
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Separated from China since 1895 and only reunified briefly with China between October 25, 1945 and 1949, Taiwan is the only part of Chinese society in the last 5,000 years of Chinese history to have democratized, argue Hoover Institution fellows Linda Chao and Ramon H. Myers in The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan now available from The Johns Hopkins University Press ($45).

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The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan by Linda Chao and Ramon H. Myers

Saturday, July 25, 1998
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Separated from China since 1895 and only reunified briefly with China between October 25, 1945 and 1949, Taiwan is the only part of Chinese society in the last 5,000 years of Chinese history to have democratized, argue Hoover Institution fellows Linda Chao and Ramon H. Myers in The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan now available from The Johns Hopkins University Press ($45).

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Hoover Acquires Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov, and Sharansky Records

Monday, June 15, 1998
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The Hoover Institution Archives at Stanford University has recently received a large set of papers from the human rights organization called SOS, Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov, and Sharansky.

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Morris P. Fiorina appointed Hoover Institution Senior Fellow

Thursday, June 4, 1998
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Hoover's Robert Hall appointed McNeil Senior Fellow.

Friday, May 29, 1998
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Hoover's Martin Anderson has been named the Keith and Jan Hurlbut Fellow.

Wednesday, May 20, 1998
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Hoover Institution senior fellow Martin Anderson has been named the Keith and Jan Hurlbut Fellow.

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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.