Why NATO Still Matters

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Germany’s financial dominance may be worrisome, but is it a threat to European peace? Share This

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Europe in the Rearview Mirror

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Dream and the Nightmare The European Union was always a paradox. Its existence was predicated entirely on the notion of German guilt, translating into massive cash transfers east and south. Share This

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A Lovely Little NATO Intervention

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine World powers sometimes have to fight wars not for some material interest, but for bolstering a nation’s prestige in order to deter more dangerous aggressors. Share This

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The Resignations in Turkey

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner News that the top echelon of Turkey’s military offered their joint resignations is not much of a surprise, given ongoing politicized trials against particular officers, and the general acceptance that a secular military is at odds with an increasingly Islamicized government. But there will be lots of long-term ramifications. …

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Of Hawks and Flies

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The international order — comprising the United Nations, interstate diplomacy, organizations like NATO, and all the other transnational institutions that are supposed to keep the global peace and deter aggression — reminds me of the Spanish proverb about laws: they catch flies and let the hawk go …

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