From Manhattan to Baghdad

One enemy, one war, one outcome. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The monotonous inquiries of the critics resound: “What does Iraq have to do with al Qaeda?” “First Afghanistan, now Iraq — what next?” “Isn’t Bush’s war endless?” “Aren’t we diverting our attention from the war on terrorism?” Share This

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The Boomerang Effect

Be careful of what you wish for. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The Security Council is a funny place. I watched the Chinese ambassador grimace at Mr. Powell’s speech — and thought of the entire country and hallowed culture of Tibet, now swallowed by his government. Share This

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Doom, Doom and More Doom

Should we trust past facts or present hysterics? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online What can we expect from the possible invasion of Iraq? Everything in war is of course uncertain — an awful time when the lives of thousands of soldiers hang in the balance, and brutal, dirty events can spiral out of …

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American Audacity

Who we are. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The nature of American technology and confidence in it are now such that our own astounding achievements sometimes insulate us from the unforgiving laws of the natural world that will not go away. Share This

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So Long to All That

Why the old world of bases, alliances, and NATO is now coming to an end. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online John Le Carre and Harold Pinter tell us that we are the enemy. Gerhard Schroeder wins an election only through anti-Americanism. French diplomats warn us not to consider a conniving Saddam Hussein out …

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Revolutionary

The president and his elements. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The State of the Union address was understated, but it was still quite a revolutionary sort of speech (“free people will set the course of history”). Share This

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“Evil Over Good”

The wages of dead-end logic. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We are on the eve of a controversial war in the Middle East. Share This

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Another Wartime SOTU

Some elements for presidential addressing by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Everyone advises the president to spell out in detail the case for war with Iraq. Share This

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‘Bomb Texas’

The psychological roots of anti-Americanism. by Victor Davis Hanson WSJ Opinion Journal With this past autumn’s discussion in Washington over what to do about Iraq there arrived also the season of protests. Share This

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The Lessons of Wellington

by Victor Davis Hanson New Criterion Perhaps with the exception of Churchill, England has produced no more a remarkable man of action than the Duke of Wellington, who put an end to the Napoleonic Wars at Waterloo–nearly six million dead and twenty-three years after France’s mad genius first declared war against Austria in 1792. Share …

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