Category Archives: August 2005

Right Strategy Again

Gaza pullout will turn terror morass to conventional standoff.

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

“Brilliant tactician, lousy strategist.” So goes the conventional wisdom about the old bulldozer Ariel Sharon. Read more →

The Paranoid Style

Iraq: Where socialists and anarchists join in with racialists and paleocons.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

It is becoming nearly impossible to sort the extreme rhetoric of the antiwar Left from that of the fringe paleo-Right. Both see the Iraqi war through the same lenses: the American effort is bound to fail and is a deep reflection of American pathology. Read more →

Diplomacy and Terrorism

An analysis of the radically different paths taken

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

“I supported the war, but not the aftermath” is a commonplace lament about Afghanistan and Iraq. But dealing with terrorists and fanatics is never easy. We can attest to that by looking at hotspots — Gaza, Iran and North Korea — where the United States has let others handle the mess. Read more →

The Biteback Effect

Do we even have a word to descrive the new criticism?

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Sometimes even the English language is without the right word to describe a commonplace occurrence. We don’t, for example, have a term quite like the German schadenfreude: Read more →

More Continental Drift?

The rationale behind a new world order

by Victor Davis Hanson

The American Enterprise

A version of this essay appears in the current issue of The American Enterprise Read more →

Broadcasting Grief

We should remember that misery breeds anger, not wisdom.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

The liberal media is delighted with Cindy Sheehan. Read more →

Barren Policy

Reviving guestworker program is fruitless

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Millions of people in Mexico need work. Americans have millions of jobs that we apparently won’t do ourselves. Presto! The answer to illegal immigration is obviously a lawful guest-worker program. Read more →

Keep Quiet and Listen!

The words of radical Islam speak for themselves.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

“You will find that the Jews were behind all the civil strife in this world. The Jews are behind the suffering of the nations.” Read more →

Torn Apart Over Iraq

Why do we keep fighting each other over Iraq?

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

ISOLATIONISTS

Most paleocons did not support either the attack on Afghanistan or Iraq — and did not in the sincere belief it was not in the interest of the United States. Read more →

The Strange Metamorphosis of Senator Clinton

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

“I am, you know, adamantly against illegal immigrants.”

Who recently blurted that out? Read more →

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