Victor Davis Hanson Show

What About It, VDH?

In this weekend episode, Victor Davis Hanson takes on questions from his readers: he explains his optimism in US, takes a look at China today, assesses the decline of the ancient Athenian empire, gives a short on the Suez Crisis of 1955-56, and analyzes the long view of progressive control in US politics. Share This

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Nigerian ‘Sex-Slaves’ Disrupt Obama Narrative on Islam

by Raymond Ibrahim // Islamic law permits the possession of concubines, or sex slaves.  This has been demonstrated countless times, including through Islamic clerics quoting Islamic scriptures, and through ordinary Muslims, past and present, acting on it. That said, Islamic sanctioned sex-slavery does not perturb the Western world simply because the powers-that-be—specifically academia, media, and government—ignore it, and all other …

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Raymond Ibrahim on CBN News: ‘Will Egypt’s el-Sisi Protect Christians?’

by Raymond Ibrahim // CBN News  On April 24, CBN News Senior International Reporter Gary Lane interviewed me about Egypt. Lane’s write-up, “Will Egypt’s el-Sisi Protect Christians?” as well as the three part interview, follow: With only one month to go before Egyptians elect a new president, it looks like former Army Chief General Abdel …

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The Past and the Future

by Raymond Ibrahim //  Last November Raymond Ibrahim was interviewed by Egyptian reporter Sherif Awad.  The interview appeared in several Egyptian magazines and websites, as well as American ones, such as the Westchester Guardian.  The interview follows: Awad: Can you tell us about your family and their profession and how and why they decided to migrate …

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Gen. Sisi: ‘Religious Discourse Greatest Challenge Facing Egypt’

by Raymond Ibrahim //  According to Egyptian media, during his recent speech at the Dept. of Moral Affairs for the Armed Forces, Gen. Abdul Fateh al-Sisi—the man who ousted former President Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood in response to the Share This

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Obama Accused of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

by Raymond Ibrahim // CBN News  According to Egyptian newspaper El Watan, a group of Egyptian lawyers has submitted a complaint charging U.S. president Barrack Hussein Obama with crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. Share This

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How Historic Revisionism Justifies Islamic Terrorism

by Raymond Ibrahim //  How important, really, is history to current affairs?  Do events from the 7th century—or, more importantly, how we understand them—have any influence on U.S. foreign policy today? By way of answer, consider some parallels between academia’s portrayal of the historic Islamic jihads and the U.S. government’s and media’s portrayal of contemporary Islamic …

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Murdered Christian Children: The Price of Obama’s Pro-Brotherhood Jihad

by Raymond Ibrahim //  Who is more deserving of punishment by the United States?  Millions of Egyptians, for ousting the Muslim Brotherhood?  Or the Muslim Brotherhood, for habitually terrorizing and murdering Christians, among many other crimes? Share This

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Watching the Middle East Implode

Only when we recognize the fundamental role Islam plays in the region can we begin to craft sensible policies that put U.S. interests first. by Bruce S. Thornton // Defining Ideas  The revolutions against dictators in the Middle East dubbed the Arab Spring have degenerated into a complex, bloody mélange of coups and counter-coups, as have …

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Brotherhood Imposes Jizya Tribute on Egypt’s Christians

by Raymond Ibrahim //  Now that the attacks on Egypt’s Christian churches have subsided, stage two of the jihad — profiting from the fear and terror caused by stage one — is setting in:reports are arriving that the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters are forcing the roughly 15,000 Christian Copts of Dalga village in south Minya …

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