Category Archives: April 2010

Obama’s Nuclear Naivety

The problem is not nuclear weapons per se, but who has them.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The Obama administration has celebrated its recent efforts to sign a nuclear-weapons accord with Russia and the hosting of a nuclear non-proliferation summit in Washington — all silhouetted against grandiose promises to seek the end of all nuclear weapons on the planet. Read more →

It Takes an Army

Rodney Stark argues the Crusades were defensive wars

by Terry Scambray

The New Oxford Review

A review of God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades by Rodney Stark (Harper One, 2009, 260 pp.). Read more →

Tomorrow’s Wars

Massively destructive engagements may again be on the horizon.

by Victor Davis Hanson

City Journal (Winter 2010)

Have we not seen, then, in our lifetime the end of the Western way of war?” Two decades ago, I concluded The Western Way of War with that question. Read more →

How Could They Do That in Arizona

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The Arizona Hysteria

Racist! Nativist! Profiler! Xenophobe!

Write or say anything about illegal immigration, and one should expect to be called all of that and more — even if a strong supporter of legal immigration. Read more →

Democracy at Risk

by Raymond Ibrahim

American Thinker

A review of The War of Ideas: Jihadism Against Democracy by Dr. Walid Phares (Macmillen, 2007, pp. 288) first appeared inThe America Thinker under the book’s title. Read more →

What’s Happening with Israel?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Current American relations with our once-staunch ally Israel are at their lowest ebb in the last 50 years. Read more →

Obama Tries to Eradicate Radical Islam

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

The Obama administration has just announced its intent to ban all words that allude to Islam from important national security documents. Read more →

An Age of Untruth

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Make no mistake about it, this is a dishonest age. That our daily lies are purportedly advanced in the cause of the common good, nevertheless do not make them any less lies. Read more →

Obama and the New Civility

The heated rhetoric of the Bush years gone. A new age has dawned.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

It was sometime early this year that Americans finally learned the rules of proper political discourse — another dividend from the Obama administration. We can all be grateful for our new bipartisan protocols, which will go something like the following. Read more →

Wa Marco Polo an ‘Islamophobe’?

by Raymond Ibrahim

PJ Media

If the same exact criticisms being made against Islam today were also made centuries ago, is it reasonable to automatically dismiss them all as “Islamophobic” — that is, as “unfounded fear of and hostility towards Islam,” as the Council on American Islamic Relations [1] would have it? Read more →