Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers

Liberating the Power of Truth

A Review of Brian C. Anderson’s South Park Conservatives: The Revolt of the Liberal Media Bias.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

In the sixties, many of us were pulled to the left because we thought it was the ideology of liberty. Read more →

Profiles in Diversity

by Victor Davis Hanson

The Claremont Institute

Whether or not you agreed with them, university presidents used to be dignified figures on the American scene. Read more →

Security Threats Warm Our Allies

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Japan’s prime minister, Junichiro Koizumi, is busy trying to strengthen the American alliance. In recent months, members of his government have announced new joint military arrangements with the U.S. and announced to the South Koreans that, unlike Japan, they are not to be trusted with sensitive American intelligence. Read more →

Unprincipled and Inert

Why the United Nations is sinking fast.

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

A review of Tower of Babel. How the United Nations Has Fueled Global Chaos by Dore Gold (Crown Forum, 2004: New York). Read more →

The Sorry Bunch

Listen and learn from our enemies.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In a single day last week, in various media — the liberal International Herald Tribune and the Washington Post — the following information appeared. Read more →

Illiberal Aspects of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

A group of citizens calling themselves the Minutemen patrols the border looking to stop illegal immigrants from entering the United States. Mexico’s president, Vicente Fox, states that Mexican migrant workers in the U.S. are “are doing jobs that not even blacks want to do.” Read more →

The Global Shift

The world will soon better appreciate the United States

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Radical global power shifts have been common throughout history. For almost a millennium (800-100 BC) the Greek East, with its proximity to wealthy Asia and African markets and a dynamic Hellenism, was the nexus of Western civilization — before giving way to Rome and the western Mediterranean. Read more →

Lo, The U.N. By What Name Do We Call Thee?

Failed, useless, dubious, impotent, pernicious, morally exhausted . . .

by Bruce S. Thornton

Private Papers

Every crisis is an opportunity, a time when the fissures and cracks of received wisdom and worn-out habits of thought are exposed. Read more →

Western Liberalism Is the Only Idea Left Standing

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The French and Dutch rebuffs of the European Union constitution will soon be followed by other rejections. Millions of proud, educated Europeans are tired of being told by unelected grandees that the mess they see is really abstract art. Read more →

Our Strange War: Looking Ahead, Our Options

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The three-year-plus war that began on September 11 is the strangest conflict in our history. It is not just that the first day saw the worst attack on American soil since our creation, or that we are publicly pledged to fighting a method — “terror” — rather than the concrete enemy of Islamic fascism that employs it. Read more →

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