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Churchill’s Workshop

by Henrik Beringvia Policy Review
Thursday, December 1, 2005

Henrik Bering on In Command of History: Churchill Fighting and Writing the Second World War by David Reynolds

On the Disposal of Dictators

by Victor Matusvia Policy Review
Thursday, December 1, 2005

The problem of the tyrant’s corpse

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.

Fascism—an “Ism” of the Left, not the Right

by Arnold Beichmanvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

A fascist White House? Get serious. By Arnold Beichman.

Did Success Spoil the Tories?

by Gerald A. Dorfmanvia Hoover Digest
Sunday, October 30, 2005

After 18 years of uninterrupted power, life by 1997 must have seemed rosy for Britain’s Conservatives. Then they were booted from office. Is Labour walking down the same primrose path? By Gerald A. Dorfman.

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


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.