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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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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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Obama’s Undiplomacy

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Most of the criticism of the Obama administration’s foreign policy concerns the failure of “reset diplomacy,” the inability to deal with Iran or North Korea, or the sense that we are ignoring allies and appeasing enemies. Share This

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More Rubble, Less Trouble

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Western Warfare, as originated by the Greeks and systematized by the Romans, took various forms over the ensuing two millennia. European militaries put greater emphasis on decisive battles such as Gaugamela or Kursk. They focused on collective discipline, the importance of staying in rank, superior technology, and logistics. Share …

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Why NATO Still Matters

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Germany’s financial dominance may be worrisome, but is it a threat to European peace? Share This

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Iran’s Win, Win, Win Bomb

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Iran, if not stopped, will join the nuclear club, probably within two or three years. It may be stupid to try to preempt Iran; it may be even stupider not to try. Share This

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‘Exceptional’ America

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Accepting inevitable national decline is the new pastime of both the media and government elite. Some of the pessimism revolves around current federal financial insolvency. Share This

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The Sick Man of Europe

by Victor Davis Hanson Defining Ideas Why are the Greeks such whiners? Look to their tragic history and geography.  Share This

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Europe in the Rearview Mirror

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Dream and the Nightmare The European Union was always a paradox. Its existence was predicated entirely on the notion of German guilt, translating into massive cash transfers east and south. Share This

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History Never Quite Ends

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The European Union and the United Nations, as well as globalization and advanced technology, were supposed to trump age-old cultural, geographical, and national differences and bring people together. Share This

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