Bashar Assad

Hope and Change in the Middle East

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner This was the sort of split-the-difference address that the president is now famous for — long on Icarus-like soaring phraseology, very short on down-to-earth realities. Share This

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Bin Laden Is Dead, But Our Delusions Live On

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The death of Osama bin Laden has some symbolic value, particularly for the United States. A great power exercises influence not just through its military and economic assets, but through its prestige. Share This

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The American Soviet

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online The security forces of Bashar Assad — a thug whom Hillary Clinton deemed a “reformer,” and with whom Barack Obama was determined to restore diplomatic relations — are slaughtering hundreds in the streets of Syria’s major cities. I know that the Turkish government will express no outrage. Share …

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