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Stalin the Terrible

by Robert Servicevia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

“Stalin the mass killer slept easily at night. Not for him the uneasiness of wearing the crown of state: he adored power.” Robert Service on the face of evil.

What Rosa Parks Meant

by Jeffrey C. Blissvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Rosa Parks sparked a great movement. Jeff Bliss on the “power of one.”

Alexander Yakovlev, RIP

by David Sattervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

After helping to bring about the collapse of the Soviet Union, Alexander Yakovlev became the conscience of the new Russian state. Russia has lost its moral leader—when it needs him most. By David Satter.

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When Goodness Won

by Robert Conquestvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

The recently published KGB file of Andrei Sakharov shows the extent to which he was oppressed—and the magnitude of his heroism. By Robert Conquest.

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Revolutionary Eye: The Political Education of Wolfgang Janisch

by Bradley Bauervia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Looking at the world around him in the 1970s and ’80s, East German artist Wolfgang Janisch saw much to protest: the East German communist dictatorship, the nuclear arms race, and rampant environmental destruction. How a humble man with an ordinary life began making extraordinary art—and helped bring down the Berlin Wall. By Brad Bauer.

Public Diplomacy: Lessons from King and Mandela

by Brian Rosen, Charles Wolf Jr.via Policy Review
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Restoring America’s image around the world

Taking the Great out of Britain

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Saturday, October 1, 2005

Henrik Bering on Never Had It So Good: A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles by Dominic Sandbrook

The Great Awakener

by Thomas Meaneyvia Policy Review
Monday, August 1, 2005

Thomas Meaney on Jonathan Edwards: America’s Evangelical by Philip Gura

Tammany’s Boss

by Sam Munsonvia Policy Review
Monday, August 1, 2005

Sam Munson on Boss Tweed by Kenneth D. Ackerman

Orwell’s Burmese Enigma

by Cheryl Millervia Policy Review
Monday, August 1, 2005

Cheryl Miller on Finding George Orwell in Burma by Emma Larkin

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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.