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Tag Archives: Soviet Union

Why NATO Still Matters

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

Germany’s financial dominance may be worrisome, but is it a threat to European peace? Read more →

A Post-American World?

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In a scathing denunciation of Mitt Romney last week, Fareed Zakaria praised Barack Obama for his nuanced understanding of what Zakaria has called the “Post-American World”: Read more →

Will Iran Really Start a War?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

For much of last December, Iran seemed schizophrenic. Read more →

What Does Romney Really Think About Vietnam?

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

Mitt Romney recently said something on Fox News Sunday that raises questions about his understanding of history and its pertinence for foreign policy. In the course of talking about the war in Iraq and the “lessons learned” from that conflict and its “errors,” Romney responded to a question about an incident from his father’s brief 1967-68 run for the Republican nomination. Read more →

Pearl Harbor Considered

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Why did Japan attack us 70 years ago today, other than the usually cited existential reasons and the fact that they thought they could and get away with it? Read more →

Why Does America Defend the Weak and Small?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Recently, an open mike caught French president Nicolas Sarkozy and American president Barack Obama jointly trashing Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sarkozy scoffed, “I cannot stand him. He’s a liar.” Read more →

The American Way of War

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

William Shawcross, the British journalist, historian, and human rights advocate — once a fierce critic of the Nixon-Kissinger years, now a defender of the West’s struggle against radical Islam — has written the best book yet on the dilemmas Western governments face in dealing with Islamic terrorists.1 Read more →

Defund the UN

by Bruce S. Thornton

Defining Ideas

Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has introduced in the House of Representatives the UN Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act. Read more →

Can Israel Survive?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Will Israel survive? That question hasn’t really been asked since 1967. Read more →

Soviet Spies

by Victor Davis Hanson

Ricochet.com

Editor’s Note: This is a response on a discussion board a Ricochet. Read more →

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