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The Cheney Matrix

Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc about Liz Cheney’s defeat in Wyoming primaries, Ilhan Omar’s obscure life before her US citizenship, Salman Rushdie’s stabbing, and Afghanistan one year after America’s departure. Share This

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How America Became La La Land

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness America these last 14 months resembles a dystopia. It is becoming partly the world of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, partly the poet Homer’s land of the Lotus-Eaters. Nothing seems to be working. And no one in control seems to care. The once secure border of 2020 vanished. Two-million people have …

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America Is Intervened Out

Our security interests have changed, along with out sense that we can make a difference. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  n the immediate future, I do not think the United States will be intervening abroad on the ground — not in the Middle East or, for that matter, many places in other parts …

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The Mood of 1980

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Next year could be a frightening one, in the fashion of 1979–80. Share This

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Why Did We Invade Iraq?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online On the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, the back-and-forth recriminations continue, but in all the “not me” defenses, we have forgotten, over the ensuing decade, the climate of 2003 and why we invaded in the first place. The war was predicated on six suppositions. Share This

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Iran 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Barack Obama once called for a “reset” policy with Iran. Supposedly, the unpopularity of the Texan provocateur George W. Bush and his administration’s inability to finesse “soft power” had needlessly alienated the Iranian theocracy. Share This

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Winning Battles, Losing Wars

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Can We Still Win Wars? Given that the United States fields the costliest, most sophisticated, and most lethal military in the history of civilization, that should be a silly question. Share This

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