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Greatest Church Soon To Be Mega Mosque?

by Raymond Ibrahim

FrontPage Magazine

Ostensibly dealing with a building, a recent report demonstrates how Turkey’s populace — once deemed the most secular and liberal in the Muslim world — is reverting to its Islamic heritage, complete with animosity for the infidel West and dreams of Islam’s glory days of jihad and conquest. According to Reuters: Read more →

The Limits of German Patience

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Cologne, Germany

I’m still in Germany, and keep noticing a predictable, but continually interesting, pattern in talking to Germans of all walks of life — tourists, hoteliers, guides, drivers, casual bystanders, or students. When Greece comes up (or rather is brought up by Americans), there is a noticeable tension. Read more →

The Bad/Good Idea of Removing Assad

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Who could not despise the tottering Bashar al-Assad dictatorship in Syria?
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The EU Speeds for the Iceberg

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

The foreign minister of Spain recently compared the troubled EU to the Titanic, a metaphor not quite so trite given the new research into why the world’s biggest ocean liner collided with an iceberg. Read more →

The New Anti-Semitism

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

Not long ago, The Economist ran an unsigned editorial called the “Auschwitz Complex.” The unnamed author blamed serial Middle East tensions on both Israel’s unwarranted sense of victimhood, accrued from the Holocaust, and its unwillingness to “to give up its empire.” Read more →

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 →

The Sick Man of Europe

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

Why are the Greeks such whiners? Look to their tragic history and geography.  Read more →

Syrian Ironies

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The more Bashar Assad butchers Syrian dissidents, the more the world community expresses outrage — while it does little to stop the bloodletting. Why? Read more →

History Never Quite Ends

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The European Union and the United Nations, as well as globalization and advanced technology, were supposed to trump age-old cultural, geographical, and national differences and bring people together. Read more →

Taking Out Dictators

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In the past 40 years, the United States has intervened to go after autocrats in Afghanistan, Grenada, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Panama, Somalia, and Serbia. We have attacked by air, by land, and by a combination of both. Read more →

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