June 2004

Rural Greece Under the Democracy

by Victor Davis Hanson Times Literary Supplement Rural Greece Under the Democracy by Nicholas F. Jones Pennsylvania, 2004. xii + 330 $59.95 A version of this review appears in the June 25, 2004 issue of the Times Literary Supplement. Share This

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Our Look Back at Normandy

What our generation might have said a month later in July, 1944 by Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers Al Gore: General George Marshall—You, you…. You, go now! You approved of it; you signed off; you gave us the Philippines disaster, the B-17 slaughters, and now this. So go! Go, go, now! Share This

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Troy’s Literary Offenses

by Bruce S. Thornton Private Papers As a movie, Troy is okay. Share This

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The Power To Do Good

by Victor Davis Hanson New York Post, April 25, 2004 Colossus: The Price of America’s Empire by Niall Ferguson, Penguin Press, 366 pages, $25.95 Share This

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Reagan: The Legacy

by Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers Reagan’s achievement and legacy are twofold, but do not necessarily lie in either his legislative record or seminal foreign policy initiatives-although it is hard to believe few other presidents would have gone ahead with the substantial tax cuts, necessary Pershing missile deployments, the decision to fund missile defense, or …

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The New Defeatism

Are we giving up, even as we’re succeeding? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Nothing has been quite as depressing as watching Washington and New York melt down during these past two months. History in D.C. is apparently measured by hours, not decades — and its lessons are gleaned from last night’s reruns. Share …

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Kill the Insurgents – Stop Talking

by Victor Davis Hanson The New Republic Most of the time in war, diplomatic machinations don’t create enduring realities–events on the battlefield do. After World War I, the defeated, but not humiliated, German army that surrendered in France and Belgium provided the origins for the “stab in the back” mythology that fueled Hitler’s rise to …

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The Global Stakes at Khobar

by Victor Davis Hanson The Australian The recent terrorist murdering of Westerners in Saudi Arabia had all the hallmarks of the present global war waged by al Qaeda and its sympathizers. Attack the Western presence in Saudi Arabia to force the departure of foreign experts. Share This

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Wars New and Old

Reviewed by Victor Davis Hanson Appeared in National Review Online, April 19, 2004 Surprise, Security, and the American Experience, by John Lewis Gaddis (Harvard, 160 pp., $18.95) Share This

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