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Victor Davis Hanson Show

Modern Japan and Saudi Arabia

Victor Davis Hanson talks with cohost Sami Winc on modern Japan including fascism, WWII, economic miracle, and Shinzo Abe. Don’t miss his thoughts at the end on Saudi politics. Share This

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Victor Davis Hanson Show

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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Loud + Weak = War

China and Russia are no more impressed with empty bluster today than Japan was in 1941. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  The Roosevelt administration once talked loudly of pivoting to Asia to thwart a rising Japan. As a token of its seriousness, in May 1940 it moved the home port of the Seventh …

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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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North Korean Mythologies

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Much of what is written about the North Korean crisis seems to me little more than fantasy. Let us examine the mythologies. Share This

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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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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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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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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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The Fragility of Complex Societies

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Thoughts on Japan There is no more ordered, successful and humane urban society than found in Japan. Share This

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