October 2004

The Power of Will: Winning Still Matters

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The terrorists cannot win either a conventional or an asymmetrical war against the United States, should it bring its full array of assets to the struggle. Share This

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Country at a Crossroads

November 2 will say a lot about the American people, and our future by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Magazine Had Lincoln lost the 1864 vote, a victorious General McClellan would have settled for an American continent divided, with slavery intact. Without Woodrow Wilson’s reelection in 1916 — opposed by the isolationists — Western Europe …

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What Would Patton Say About the Present War?

by Victor Davis Hanson Imprimis The following text is adapted from a transcript of a lecture delivered on July 23, 2004, on board the MS Heidelberg during a Hillsdale College cruise on the Rhine and Moselle rivers. A shorter version of this informal speech was published recently in Imprimis. Share This

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Kerry’s Dilemma

Or, how to lose and election by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There is a good chance that no matter what Kerry says or does in the final two weeks of this election — barring some major catastrophe in Iraq, a presidential gaffe, or massive voting irregularity — he will lose. Share This

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Deconstructing Kerry’s Case Against President Bush: Part Two

by Bruce S. Thornton Private Papers The Kerry case against the President’s invasion of Iraq is built on four components: the President misled the nation about WMDs and ties to al Qaeda; he failed to plan adequately for the aftermath of combat; he failed to bring our allies on board; and he diverted resources from …

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Why Do They Hate Us?

by Victor Davis Hanson A shorter version of this review appears in the current issue of National Review. Understanding Anti-Americanism: Its Origins and Impact at Home and Abroad. by Paul Hollander, editor (Ivan R. Dee, 388 $28.95) Share This

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Our Primordial World

Pride and Envy are what make this war go ’round. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Throughout the last two years of war, we have confronted a variety of what we thought were strange occurrences: the conquest of Iraq in a mere three weeks, the subsequent Iraqis’ looting of their own infrastructure, the counterinsurgency …

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The Therapeutic Choice

A war for our lives, or a nuisance to our lifestyle? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Americans are presented with a choice in this election rare in our history. This is not 1952, when Democrats and Republicans did not differ too much on the need to stay in Korea, or even 1968 when …

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