February 2009

War and Peace–and Deceit–in Islam

by Raymond Ibrahim PJ Media Editor’s note: Substantial portions of the following essay made up part of Mr. Ibrahim’s written testimony that was presented to Congress on February 12, 2009 Today, in a time of wars and rumors of wars emanating from the Islamic world — from the current conflict in Gaza, to the saber-rattling …

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An ‘Impulsive’ America?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services President Barack Obama’s first TV interview was with the Dubai-based, partly Saudi-funded Al Arabiya satellite channel. Share This

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Our Battered American

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media I am meeting a few battered Americans these days. There are not many left, but those that are seem to sound alike. Yes, I think I am beginning to understand Mr. Battered American, and he sounds tired and a bit like this. Share This

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Pause and Take a Deep Breath

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Five Easy Pieces I. “Bush did it!” Sec. Clinton went abroad this week and immediately, and yes, gratuitously, blamed Bush. Share This

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Ancient Wisdom: Depression, Recession, Downturn…Whatever

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media My grandfather once said something to me around 1970 that I have never forgotten. He was born in my house in 1890 (or rather, I in his) — twenty years after his grandmother built the present home. Share This

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The Audacity of Irony

“Hope and change” meet reality. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We have seen irony before, when the moralist Jimmy Carter chastised us with sermons about our paranoid, inordinate fear of Communism and our amoral unconcern with human rights, even as the dividends of his policies were the Soviets in Afghanistan and the Ayatollah …

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Hardly the Best and Brightest

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Most historians agree that earthquakes, droughts or barbarians did not unravel classical Athens or imperial Rome. Share This

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Consider the Source

Jihad has Islamic, and non-Islamic, roots. by Raymond Ibrahim Weekly Standard Review of The Mind of Jihad by Laurent Murawiec (Cambridge, 350 pp.) Share This

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