The New Old Europe

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Nearly ten years ago, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld provoked outrage by referring to “Old Europe.” Share This

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The No News Stories of 2011

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The German Stereotype There were lots of stories that left a lot unsaid. The Germany/EU debt imbroglio was one of them. Share This

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The Hundred Years’ German War

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The rise of a German Europe began in 1914, failed twice, and has now ended in the victory of German power almost a century later. The Europe that Kaiser Wilhelm lost in 1918, and that Adolf Hitler destroyed in 1945, has at last been won by German Chancellor …

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Pearl Harbor Considered

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Why did Japan attack us 70 years ago today, other than the usually cited existential reasons and the fact that they thought they could and get away with it? Share This

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The War against Real but Forgotten Evil

by Terry Scambray Private Papers A review of Moral Combat: Good and Evil in World War II, by Michael Burleigh (Harper Collins, 2011, 562 pp.) Share This

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Appeasing Jihadists

A policy of guilt and flattery will not temper terrorists. by Bruce S. Thornton Defining Ideas In 1937, the London Times editor Geoffrey Dawson wrote to his correspondent in Geneva, “I do my best, night after night, to keep out of the paper anything that might hurt [German] susceptibilities . . . . I have always been …

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Obama’s Bow to the Muslim World, Round II

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine In September 1938 English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, explaining why he was flying to Germany a third time in order to make peace with Germany, recited the old nursery rhyme: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” Share This

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