The Nature of Arab Unrest

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Across the Middle East, millions are rebelling against their poverty and lack of freedom, blaming their corrupt leaders, who have ransacked their countries’ treasuries and natural wealth. Share This

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Ideals Trump Interests in Obama’s Libya Policy

by Raymond Ibrahim Hudson New York President Obama’s recent explanation for militarily engaging Libya is yetanother example of how US leaders increasingly rationalize their policies via sentimental and idealistic platitudes, rather than reality or the long view — or just plain common sense. Share This

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Libya: The Genesis of a Bad Idea

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The president spoke Monday night to clarify our intervention in Libya. Instead he made things worse, and could not explain the mission (are we/are we not after Qaddafi?), the methodology to achieve it (are we in a no-fly-zone or are we bombing ground targets essential to save the rebels?), …

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Libya, What To Do?

by Raymond Ibrahim National Review Online As with Egypt, American sympathies instinctively side with Libya’s oppositional forces as they seek to overthrow the tyrant Qaddafi — and rightfully so. But where US foreign policy is concerned, prudence is in order. Share This

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Should We Intervene in Libya?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There are plenty of good arguments for imposing a no-fly zone in Libya. Without Libyan-government air strikes, the rebels might have a better chance of carving out permanent zones of resistance. Share This

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Our Schizoid Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Are we stupid abroad by accident or design? In the manner of a doctor, let us review the symptoms of our present foreign policy and then offer a diagnosis: Share This

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