Category Archives: October 2007

The Old Schell Game

by Victor Davis Hanson

The New Criterion

A review of The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger by Jonathan Schell (Metropolitan Books, 2007, 272 pp.)

During the nuclear freeze movement of the 1980s, Jonathan Schell became well known for his detailed arguments calling for global nuclear disarmament. Read more →

So Who’s Afraid of an Iranian Bomb?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

At first glance, it would seem a straightforward thing to stop a relatively weak but volatile Iran from obtaining a nuclear bomb. It would also seem to be something a concerned world community would be actively working to do. Read more →

Hardly Turkish Delight

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

I thought (and wrote to that effect) that both the gratuitous and toothless Senate resolutions calling for the de facto trisection of Iraq, and condemnation of Turkey for the century-old Armenian holocaust were unnecessary barbs that would only inflame an already anti-American Turkey. Read more →

The Legacy of the Bush Administration?

by Victor Davis Hanson

The American

This article appears in the “Geopolitics” section of the recent issue of The American.

By October, 15 months before his presidency would end, George Bush’s approval ratings still hovered around 30 percent. Read more →

At the Eye of the Storm in Baghdad

An interview with Col. Rick Gibbs.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

On a recent visit to Iraq, I was advised to speak with an American colonel at ground zero in the effort to secure Baghdad. Read more →

Congress’ New Role: Undermining U.S. Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The president establishes American foreign policy and is commander in chief. At least that’s what the Constitution states. Then Congress oversees the president’s policies by either granting or withholding money to carry them out — in addition to approving treaties and authorizing war. Read more →

Nobel Nobel?

Al Gore’s evangelical liberalism reconsidered.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

Al Gore embodies a type that usually turns up in high school or university faculties, what we can call the evangelical liberal. Read more →

Hope Yet for Iraq

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Iraq for most Americans is now a toxic subject — best either ignored or largely evoked to blame someone for something in the past. Read more →

Newsworthy Reconsidered: Paris Hilton or Colonel Sean McFarland?

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Which of these two do we Americans know anything about?  Read more →

Newsworthy Reconsidered: Paris Hilton or Colonel Sean McFarland?

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Which of these two do we Americans know anything about?  Read more →