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Current and Past Military Strategies

In the latest of many pre-recorded podcasts while Victor is touring in Israel, Jack Fowler reads listener questions on military strategies around the world including China, Germany, Russia, Israel, and Japan. Share This

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Lessons Learned from the ‘Brave German Woman’

by Raymond Ibrahim //  RaymondIbrahim.com // CBN News Context: On November 10, 2013, a Muslim imam was invited to give the Islamic call to prayer inside the Memorial Church of the Reformation in the city of Speyer, Germany—a church dedicated to honoring Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.Several are the important lessons learned from last year’s “Brave …

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‘This Is the Last Territorial Demand I Have to Make in Europe’

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner  Vladimir Putin all but said the above yesterday, after annexing the Crimea — and promising to let alone the rest of the Ukraine. If we just insert Ukraine and Russia for Czechoslovakia and Germany, the following speech could easily be Putin’s: 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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Why Do Societies Give Up?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Why do once-successful societies ossify and decline? Hundreds of reasons have been adduced for the fall of Rome and the end of the Old Regime in 18th-century France. Share This

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World Order, Under Siege?

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas What seems sometimes incomprehensible in the contemporary world makes perfect sense — if we pause and study a little history. Share This

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Thoughts on the Rhine

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Editor’s note: Recently, VDH led a group on a tour of the Rhine and wrote these thoughts. Rhine Watching Share This

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The Limits of German Patience

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Cologne, Germany I’m still in Germany, and keep noticing a predictable, but continually interesting, pattern in talking to Germans of all walks of life — tourists, hoteliers, guides, drivers, casual bystanders, or students. When Greece comes up (or rather is brought up by Americans), there is a noticeable tension. …

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Culture Still Matters

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Last week I led a military-history tour on the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland, to Amsterdam. You can learn a lot about Europe’s current economic crises by ignoring the sophisticated barrage of news analysis and instead just watching, listening, and talking to people as you go down river. …

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