Foreign Policy

The President Who Never Was

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media A Teen-age President in Search of an Adult Identity Barack Obama keeps looking for a presidential identity not his own [1]. In 2008, he wished to be JFK—whom he often referenced as a youthful and charismatic figure supposedly similar to himself. Share This

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Obama 101

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In the last three years, the president has taught us a great deal about America, the world, and himself. Share This

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What America Does Best

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online We are in a fresh round of declinism — understandably, after borrowing nearly $5 trillion in less than three years and having very little to show for it. Share This

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Did 2008 Come True?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Right-Wing Complaint of 2008 In 2008, the following was the general right-wing argument against Obama’s candidacy: Share This

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Obama’s Empty Apologetics

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online At any time in the 2,500-year history of Western diplomacy, has a head of state been advised by his host not to apologize for a long-ago act? I cannot think offhand of any instance until, apparently, two years ago. Share This

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Defund the UN

by Bruce S. Thornton Defining Ideas Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has introduced in the House of Representatives the UN Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act. Share This

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Yet Another Reason to Leave the UN

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine No one familiar with the sordid history of the United Nations should be surprised at the moral idiocy recently on display in Turtle Bay, when the General Assembly cheered Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ demand for statehood despite offering Israel nothing in return. Share This

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Myth and Reality After 9/11

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Why did radical Islamic terrorists kill almost 3,000 Americans a decade ago? Share This

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A Lovely Little NATO Intervention

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine World powers sometimes have to fight wars not for some material interest, but for bolstering a nation’s prestige in order to deter more dangerous aggressors. Share This

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Time for a Foreign Policy Paradigm Shift

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The greatest danger in foreign policy is a reliance on worn out paradigms and unexamined assumptions. This received wisdom acts as a mental filter that ignores new developments and lets through only that information which fits the preordained narrative. Share This

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