August 2006

Surreal Rules

The difficulties of fighting in an absurdly complicated region. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Prior to September 11, the general consensus was that conventional Middle East armies were paper tigers and that their terrorist alternatives were best dealt with by bombing them from a distance — as in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iraq, east Africa, …

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No Just Land: Middle East Conflict Is About Failed Culture

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Despite the claims of terrorist organizations, Israel’s current two-front war is not just about land. After all, Hezbollah and Hamas fired rockets from Lebanonand Gaza well after Israel had withdrawn from both places. Share This

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The Brink of Madness

A familiar place. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online When I used to read about the 1930s — the Italian invasion of Abyssinia, the rise of fascism in Italy, Spain, and Germany, the appeasement in France and Britain, the murderous duplicity of the Soviet Union, and the racist Japanese murdering in China — I …

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Riding Off Into the Sunset

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Magazine [A shorter version of this essay appears in the current issue of National Reviewmagazine.] Share This

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The Myth of Islam Busted

Review of The Myth of Islamic Tolerance: How Islamic Law Treats Non-Muslims, ed. Robert Spencer by Bruce S. Thornton Private Papers One of the greatest impediments in our war against jihadist terrorism is the misinformation, half-truths, and outright lies about Islam entertained by many of our public intellectuals. Share This

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