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Miracle At Dunkirk

by Victor Davis Hanson // Defining Ideas Wednesday, August 2, 2017 A quarter-million troops of the British Expeditionary Force, together with about 140,000 French and Belgian soldiers, were safely evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk, France between May 26 and June 4, 1940, in one of the largest successful maritime evacuations of trapped armies in …

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Never Trump Republicans: Spoilers or Saviors?

 By Victor Davis Hanson // National Review If enough of them decide that Hillary’s corruption is too much to take, she could be finished, at last. Will there be an eleventh-hour Never/Against/No Trump Reconsideration? The question gains new relevance as a Hillary Clinton landslide, widely predicted until recently, now seems unlikely. We are back to …

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A Long Trump Summer

When have voters faced a choice between two such unpalatable, unprincipled candidates? By Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online Before summer is over, we may see things now scarcely imagined that will make Brexit seem anticlimactic. Trump’s Attack Mode I think the following is an accurate statement: No major public figure has ever before …

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Walls and Immigration — Ancient and Modern

The Roman empire faced a challenge similar to what the EU faces. By Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online When standing today at Hadrian’s Wall in northern England, everything appears indistinguishably affluent and serene on both sides. It was not nearly as calm some 1,900 years ago. In A.D. 122, the exasperated Roman emperor Hadrian …

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