August 2007

Surging Politics

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Critics of the U.S. troop “surge” in Iraq, called for by President George Bush in January, early on cited American losses and then announced the plan’s failure. Supporters, on the other hand, have seen progress from new tactics (which, many argue, should have been adopted far earlier). Share …

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Post-Surge Dialectics

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The larger question that will await General Petraeus is not just the tempo of the surge per se — after all, given the efficacy of the U.S. military it can pretty much do what it wishes if it is willing to invest sufficient amounts of time, material, and manpower, …

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Flying Imams: John Doe Provision in Perspective

by Raymond Ibrahim Private Papers As a 6’3”, 250-pound weightlifter of Middle Eastern descent, who sometimes wears a full beard, seldom wears a (perfunctory) smile, and who’s last name is “Ibrahim” — a name that sometimes appears in rather “unflattering” headlines, such as the recent attacks in Glasgow — I don’t mind telling you that, …

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Get a Life, Middle East

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Radical Islamists love to scream about the “decadent” West. Everything from our operas to our attitudes about women outrage these loud pious critics. Share This

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Popularity Contest

Why they hate us, and like, us. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The latest Pew poll of June 2007 purports to offer a comprehensive survey of what the world thinks of the United States. Share This

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