Category Archives: May 2003

Gone But Not Forgotten

Making war and peace in the new post-Soviet world

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

It has been well over a decade since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Yet many, still caught up in past institutions and protocols of that bygone age, forget the degree to which the collapse of the Soviet Union is with us today and helps to frame almost all of our struggles since 9/11. Read more →

Middle East Tragedies

Pressing ahead is our only choice.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The images are jarring, the hypocrisies appalling, the rhetoric repulsive. Only in the Arab Middle East — and the Islamic world in general — are suicide-murderers operating and indeed canonized, even blessed with cash bonuses. Read more →

Back to the Falklands

If only we’d had a roadmap to peace in 1982.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

April, 1982

Secretary of State Alexander Haig today issued the State Department’s long-awaited “Roadmap” intended to end the dispute over the contested islands. Read more →

Postbellum Thoughts

Ideas from war’s aftermath.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

THE FIRST PEACEKEEPER DIVISION?
The complexities of Panama, the Gulf War, Kosovo and Bosnia, Afghanistan, and the Iraqi War involved not just military challenges, but postwar reconstruction and global opinion-making as well. Read more →