Palestine Pretense and Israel Reality

What the world knows, but can’t say, to be true/ by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online A common theme throughout classical literature is the role of pretext (prophasis) contrasted with the actual cause of complaint (aitia) — the great divide between what aggrieved people say publicly and what they feel privately. Share This

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Listen to the Kuwaitis

What can we learn from the baffling stance of the Kuwaitis? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Kuwait has become a metaphor for the growing divide between the United States and the Islamic world — one that is fundamental and cannot be so easily resolved by shaking hands, holding conferences, and promising to “just …

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What Wins Battles?

Warriors are not always soldiers. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online One of the great trends of the modern world has been a blind faith in the overwhelming power of technology and material wealth. Share This

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Why the Muslims Misjudged Us

They hate us because their cultures is backwards and corrupt. by Victor Davis Hanson WSJ Opinion Journal Online Since September 11, we have heard mostly slander and lies about the West from radical Islamic fundamentalists in their defense of the terrorists. Share This

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

People seeking handouts use the war as an excuse by Victor Davis Hanson WSJ Opinion Journal Online In times of national crisis we all look to government. It is the one entity that can marshal sufficient forces to protect us from foreign enemies and provide for our domestic safety. Share This

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At War – What Are We Made Of?

The guts to resist evil. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Magazine The United States finally entered the First World War because of the nation’s lingering outrage over a few hundred floating bodies from the sunken ocean liner Lusitania, which was torpedoed during Germany’s unrestricted submarine warfare. Share This

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The Meaning of Tet

1968 Tet Offensive, Vietnam War by Victor Davis Hanson American Heritage A historian argues that in Vietnam America’s cause was just, its arms effective, and its efforts undermined by critics back home — and that this is how things must work in a free society. Share This

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Five-Star Peacock

A Review of MacArthur’s War by Victor Davis Hanson National Review MacArthur’s War: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero, by Stanley Weintraub (Free Press, 375 pp., $27.50) Share This

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