Category Archives: August 2006

Relearning Lessons in the War on Terror

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

From the recent Israel-Hezbollah war in southern Lebanon to the jihadists in Iraq’s Sunni Triangle to the repeated efforts by Islamists across the globe to trump Sept. 11, what old lessons about terrorism are we in the West finding ourselves having to relearn? Read more →

Mr. Bush’s Communication Problem

It’s not him; it’s what he’s supposed to be communicating.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Just when former supporters of the Iraq invasion and the wider so-called war against terror are proclaiming doom and gloom, other commentators conclude that we have already defeated the jihadists! Read more →

Inside the “Cease-fire”

U.N.’s looming failure reveals West’s moral confusion

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

With every crisis in the war against Islamic jihad, the West displays a suicidal appeasement that heartens the enemy and lessens any chance of victory. Read more →

Peace Frogs: “Dearbornistan” and the Strange Case of the Caro Terrorists

by Craig Bernthal

Private Papers

In Frankenmuth, Michigan, among a complex of little shops that sell junk to tourists, there is a T-shirt store called “Peace Frog.” Read more →

Excuse After Excuse

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

What makes two-dozen British Muslims want to blow up thousands of innocent passengers on jumbo jets? Why does al Qaeda plan hourly to kill civilians? And why does oil-rich Iran wish to “wipe out” Israel ? Read more →

Hope Amid Despair?

A reluctant world begins to confront reality.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Pessimism is now the conventional wisdom about the wars in the Middle East , and, indeed, it is hard to find any good news in the recent ceasefire. Read more →

Richard Rodriguez’s Stream of Consciousness

by Victor Davis Hanson

Cato Unbound

[In a current Cato Institute forum (published in Cato Unbound), VDH was asked to reply to the lead essay "Mexicans in America" by Richard Rodriguez. What follows is VDH's reply.] Read more →

Worry About the West–Not Israel

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The reactions and media coverage coming out of the West regarding this latest war in the Middle East are as bewildering as they are instructive. Read more →

No Resolution At All

Why the U.N. can’t solve the problem of Hezbollah

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

The U.N. resolution that supposedly will solve the problem of Hezbollah is a perfect example of the delusions inhibiting the West in its fight against jihadist terror. Read more →

No Resolution At All

Why the U.N. can’t solve the problem of Hezbollah.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

The U.N. resolution that supposedly will solve the problem of Hezbollah is a perfect example of the delusions inhibiting the West in its fight against jihadist terror. Read more →

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