Lord Ismay, NATO, and the Old-New World Order

by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review   What has become of the prescient post-WWII dictum ‘Russians out, Americans in, Germans down’?   The accomplished and insightful British general Hasting Ismay is remembered today largely because of his famous assessment of NATO, offered when he was the alliance’s first secretary general. The purpose of the new …

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Remembering D-Day

By Victor Davis Hanson National Review’s “The Corner” D-Day was the largest amphibious invasion in history since King Xerxes’ 480 BC combined sea and land descent into Greece. The Americans, especially General George Marshall, had wanted to invade France as early as spring 1943, still confident from their World War I experience that they could …

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