August 2002

The Wisdom of Inaction

Being wrong means never having to say you’re sorry. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online I. Gulf War #I — Summer 1990 Iraq has never attacked the United States. Countries in Africa are invaded all the time — so what could be so special about a border dispute with Kuwait? Share This

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It’s a Vision Thing

Language is as powerful as armed force. Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online War takes a toll on democratic leaders, often either discrediting, sickening, or killing them. Share This

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So Far, So Good?

Where are all the purported American blunders? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online It is hard to fathom why the United States has been the subject of such vituperation from Europe and the purported moderate Middle Eastern states. September 11 marked the worst attack on American home soil in the nation’s entire history — …

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Soldiers of Contrasts

Eisenhower: A Soldier’s Life by Carlo D’Este (Henry Holt, 672 pp., $35) by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Magazine Carlo D’Este, a well-respected historian of the U.S. Army’s battles in Europe during World War II and the author of an engaging and sympathetic biography of Gen. George S. Patton, has now written a massive narrative of …

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