April 2007

Is the War on Terror Over?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Do we still need to fight a war on terror? The answer seems to be no for an increasing number in the West who are weary over Afghanistan and Iraq or complacent from the absence of a major attack on the scale of 9/11. Share This

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Iraq, and the Truth We Dare Not Speak

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Not long ago I talked to a right-wing hardnosed fellow in a conservative central California town about the need to stay and finish the task of stabilizing the democracy in Iraq and rectifying the disastrous aftermath of 1991. Share This

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Nuclear Iran?

by Victor Davis Hanson Imprimis “The skirmishes in the occupied land are part of a war of destiny. The outcome of hundreds of years of war will be defined in Palestinian land. As the Imam said, Israel must be wiped off the map.” So rants Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Share This

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Communiversity

Welcome to Big Brother’s “The National Survey of Student Engagement” by Craig Bernthal Private Papers This week an on-line questionnaire went out from the thought police — oops — I mean the Provost, to the faculty in the university where I teach, asking us what we do in the classroom. Share This

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Nemesis: Imus, Nifong Meet Their Match

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services In the past week, Don Imus was fired, all charges against the Duke University lacrosse players were dropped, and almost everyone has offered a sermon about the racial and class issues involved in both cases. But we need look only to the Ancient Greeks for the best insight. …

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Imminent Danger

Madness and massacre will not result in sound gun laws. by Bruce S. Thornton Private Papers The reaction to the murders in Blacksburg is eliciting the usual liberal nostrums. Share This

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Iraqi Blowback

Explaining why Paul Wolfowitz is a travesty and Sandy Berger is a snooze. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The resigned Scooter Libby did not leak Valerie Plame’s name, a fact known to a special prosecutor charged with finding out who did and if were a crime. Share This

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It’s the Oil, Stupid!

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services It is usually silly to offer a single solution to complex problems. But it’s hard not to when looking at the serial savagery in Iran and the Arab world. Share This

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The Post-west

A civilization that has become just a dream. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online I recently had a dream that British marines fought back, like their forefathers of old, against criminals and pirates. When taken captive, they proved defiant in their silence. When released, they talked to the tabloids with restraint and dignity, and accepted …

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What Do Muslims Want?

Priority problems. by Raymond Ibrahim National Review Online All humans generally live according to some set of priorities. A person may make a priority of health, of pleasure, of study, of almost anything, really. But it is practically a law of nature that a person must make a priority of something. Even those who lead …

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