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Decision 2020 Report: What To Do About Iran?

Thursday, January 9, 2020
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The Hoover Institution will track the 2020 election on a weekly basis, offering readers our Fellows’ ideas and perspectives on policy issues that are defining the race for the White House.

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PolicyEd 2019 Year in Review

Friday, December 20, 2019
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PolicyEd has become a strategic mainstay for Hoover and a centerpiece of the institution’s approach to engaging the broader public in policy discussions. The initiative has assembled an impressive library of accessible video content to introduce and explain the institution's policy ideas. This year the program initiated four new series and a total of 75 videos. Since launching in late 2016, PolicyEd videos have been viewed nearly 95 million times.

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Perspectives on 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
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In 2019, the United States faced many confounding policy issues, both  at home and abroad: trade, immigration, health care reform including Medicare for All, socialism, China, the Middle East, Russia, North Korea, and impeachment. Throughout it all in publications across the country, Hoover fellows offered thoughtful insights, ideas, and policy recommendations all grounded in serious scholarship. Here is a selection of their work in reverse chronological order.

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Notable Events in 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
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In 2019, the Hoover Institution celebrated its centennial with a special lecture series and many other events that showcased the breadth and depth of our fellows’ scholarship. Hoover fellows discussed policy avenues for an emerging new world with a wide range of topics, policy ideas, and guests including  former Secretary of Defense James Mattis, former Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and George Shultz, former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, and many more scholars, authors, military and policy leaders.

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Hoover Institution in Washington DC: Top Ten in 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
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The Hoover Institution in Washington provides Hoover fellows with an outstanding platform for participating in national policy discussions. In 2019 Hoover in Washington hosted numerous Capitol Hill briefings,  brought four congressional staff delegations to Stanford University, and ushered in the inaugural Economic Congressional Fellowship, educating some 750 staffers along the way.

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The Hoover Institution at 100: Featured Celebrations And Conversations In 2019 About A Century Of Ideas

Friday, December 20, 2019
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The Hoover Institution marked one hundred years of its history by expounding its commitment to the ideas of individual, economic, and political freedom; private enterprise; and limited and effective government.

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Hoover deputy director Eric Wakin (right) moderated the discussion.
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Chiang Ching-Kuo, Former President Of The Republic Of China (Taiwan)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on December 17, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo and to announce the opening of his diaries at Hoover in February 2020. Chiang Ching-kuo was the son of Chiang Kai-shek and his political heir as leader of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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Hoover Institution Fellow Arye Carmon Contends That Israel Needs A Constitution

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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In the seventy years since its founding, the state of Israel has built all the hardware of a thriving formal democracy—institutions, procedures, and elections—but has yet to fully install the software that will allow it to emerge as a substantive democracy, argued Hoover Institution Distinguished Fellow Ayre Carmon in a discussion with SF Weekly writer Jonathan Curiel at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club.

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The Hoover Institution Library & Archives Year in Review 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
Stanford

Happy holidays to the many supporters, researchers, instructors, and staff members who have made the year 2019 so memorable here at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. As we celebrated the centennial year of our founding, the Library & Archives spent 2019 formulating strategies for the future, enhancing capacity for state-of-the-art preservation, building digital reach, and renovating our iconic tower. 

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Featured Books 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019
Stanford

The depth of Hoover’s scholarship is reflected in the many books published by our fellows year in and year out on a broad variety of topics and issues. These timely works offer insight on the most pressing issues in public policy. Check out this selection of books published by Hoover scholars in 2019.

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