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Killing Killers, Righting Wrongs

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson as he addresses the recent events with Sami Winc: Roe v. Wade violence, Uvalde revelations, elections in the US, Israel and France. Share This

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It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way

Listen to Victor Davis Hanson discuss with cohost Sami Winc the conditions and prospects of our youth as they prepare to graduate, Boeing HQ leaving Chicago, the French elections, and the death of Norman Yoshio Mineta, RIP. Share This

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Lessons of World War I

Much of what we think we know is false; what really happened matters desperately to us today. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  This summer will mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, and we should reflect on the “lessons” we have been taught so often on how to avoid another such …

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Let Sleeping Germans Lie

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The newly elected French Socialist president, Francois Hollande, is warning Germany that Mediterranean ideas of “growth,” not Germanic “austerity,” should be the new European creed. Share This

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Iranian Threat Heats Up

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine Iran announced Sunday that it was cutting off crude oil sales to France and England, a mostly symbolic act given that Iran provides England less than 1% of its crude, and France claims that it “practically stopped importing Iranian oil,” according to the head of the Union of Petroleum …

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The End of the Euro?

Good riddance to a bad idea. by Bruce S. Thornton Defining Ideas The champions of the European Union once touted it as a “bold new experiment in living” and “the best hope in an insecure age.” Share This

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A Teachable Moment on American-European Faultlines

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The full story is not out on Dominique Strauss-Kahn and he is innocent of forcible sexual battery until proven guilty, but already the case has exposed an ancient abyss between European elite and American popular cultures — accentuated by the differences between New York’s rough-and-tumble media and legal worlds …

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President Obama’s Most Amazing Libyan Achievments

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services By bombing Libya, President Obama has accomplished some things once thought absolutely impossible in America: Share This

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Foreign Policy as Wishful Thinking

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society The current military intervention in Libya by the West has been marketed with the claim that its purpose, as French President Sarkozy put it, is “to protect the civilian population from the murderous madness of a regime that has forfeited all claim to legitimacy.” Behind this humanitarian …

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