The Korean Games of Thrones

by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review   The time for pious American lectures is over.   North Korea North Korea seeks respect on the cheap — and attention and cash — that it cannot win the old-fashioned way by the long, hard work of achieving a dynamic economy or an influential culture.   Over the …

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Nukes + Nuttiness = Neanderthal Deterrence

by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review Acting crazy has worked for rogue regimes, but Western appeasement is not a long-term solution. How can an otherwise failed dictatorship best suppress internal dissent while winning international attention, influence — and money? Apparently, it must openly seek nuclear weapons. Second, the nut state should sound so crazy and …

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The Westernized Anti-Westerner

What accounts for hatred of the West by people who voluntarily spent years here? by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online One of the stranger things about East–West relations these days is the schizophrenic attraction to, and hatred of, Western culture that characterizes many foreign leaders and celebrities. Share This

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Vote for Me Or Else: Patterns between Egypt and Pakistan

by Raymond Ibrahim // Gatestone Institute  In what seems to be a pattern in many Muslim nations of finding new pretexts to justify anti-Christian—and “anti-Other”—behavior, Egypt’s Christians and their churches are under attack, ostensibly because Christians joined the June 30 Revolution, which led to the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood. Lesser known is that, even before …

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Adios, Pakistan

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner “I don’t care if someone is giving us money; we are not a purchasable commodity. We cannot be bought. We can live in hunger, but we won’t compromise our national interests.” – Bashir Bilour, a Pakistani senior minister, in angry response following an al-Qaeda reprisal for the American killing …

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