Is China copying the old imperial Japan

by Victor Davis Hanson // Tribune Media  In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might — after a prior 50-year crash course in Western capitalism and industrialization — into formidable military power. Share This

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America Is Intervened Out

Our security interests have changed, along with out sense that we can make a difference. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  n the immediate future, I do not think the United States will be intervening abroad on the ground — not in the Middle East or, for that matter, many places in other parts …

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Syria In Historical Context

What lessons does the past have for President Obama’s policy? by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online President Obama’s on-and-off-again planned American attack on Syria is nothing new. Besides its five declared wars, America has a habit of intervening all over the world. Share This

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American Recessional

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Republicans and Democrats are blaming one another for impending cuts to the defense budget brought about by sequestration. Share This

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War Is Like Rust

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services War seems to come out of nowhere, like rust that suddenly pops up on iron after a storm. Throughout history, we have seen that war Share This

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Europe’s Wishes Came True

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Almost a decade ago, Europeans and many progressive Americans were lamenting how the United States was going to miss out on the 21st-century paradigm symbolized by the robust European Union. Neanderthal Americans were importing ever more oil while waging a costly “war on terror” and fighting two conflicts …

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A Post-American World?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online In a scathing denunciation of Mitt Romney last week, Fareed Zakaria praised Barack Obama for his nuanced understanding of what Zakaria has called the “Post-American World”: Share This

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