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Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. He is also the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History, Hillsdale College, where he teaches each fall semester courses in military history and classical culture.

European Morality?

We should look at what our alies do rather than say.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The United States once again is at odds with Europe and our closest allies. Read more →

A Royal Pain

With friends like the Saudia, who needs enemies?

by Victor Davis Hanson

WSJ Opinion Journal Online

Even if we were not attempting to prosecute a war against terror, the time would have long since arrived to reconsider our relations with Saudi Arabia. Read more →

A Ray of Arab Candor

A U.N. report by Middle-Eastern intellectuals blames Arab culture and Arab tyranny for Arab problems.

by Victor Davis Hanson

City Journal

The just-released Arab Human Development Report, commissioned by the United Nations and drafted by a group of Middle Eastern intellectuals, utterly confirms the deep pathology gripping the Arab world that Western analysts have long noted. Read more →

Our Enemies, the Saudis

United States relations with Saudi Arabia

by Victor Davis Hanson

American Jewish Committee

Even if we were not attempting to prosecute a war against terror, the time would have long since arrived to reconsider our relations with Saudi Arabia. Read more →

Fortress Israel?

Something there than doesn’t love a wall.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

President Bush’s speech outlined well enough the general parameters of peace — Israeli security, a new democratic government in Palestine without Mr. Arafat, return of most of the West Bank et al. Read more →

A New Tone For New Times

The language of democratic confidence, not fear of terrorism, is needed

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Top officials of our government warn that another terrorist attack of the magnitude of September 11 is “inevitable” and “is coming” in the near future. Read more →

From Jenin to Kashmir: The Hypocrisy of the World’s Attention

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

For most of April and early May, the world’s attention was glued on Jenin as the Israeli Defense Forces sent an armored column and accompanying infantrymen to root out suspected terrorists and their apparatus of suicide bombing. Read more →

The Civic Education America Needs

September 11 reminded us that this country is exceptional. How to we teach that to our kids?

by Victor Davis Hanson

City Journal

All countries seek to inculcate their youth with values that reflect and enhance their national culture—sometimes with horrific results, such as the goose-stepping Hitler Youth or head-nodding madrassas in the Middle East. Read more →

History Calling

A Review of Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review

Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael B. Oren Oxford. 419 pp. $30.00 Read more →

Short-Term Pain & Long-Term Gain

Why the war on terror is not the Cold War.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

For much of the 1990s the autocrats of the former Yugoslavia seized control of the fragmenting country and initiated an ethnically inspired bloodbath. Read more →

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