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UnArchived: Lessons From the Past

The UnArchived: Lessons from the Past video series explains why a given policy or strategy did or did not work. These short videos pair historical research with modern policy analysis to address the choices and challenges facing society today. Based on the work of Hoover fellows and the collections of the Library & Archives.

For deterrence to work, nations must have both the capability to exert force and the clear willingness to use it when needed.