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Time for a Foreign Policy Paradigm Shift

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The greatest danger in foreign policy is a reliance on worn out paradigms and unexamined assumptions. This received wisdom acts as a mental filter that ignores new developments and lets through only that information which fits the preordained narrative. Share This

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Oslo and the Dangers of Moral Equivalence

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The revelation that the perpetrator of the terrorist attacks in Oslo, Anders Behring Breivik, is a self-described Christian and conservative is sure to provoke an outburst of the moral equivalence favored by apologists for jihadism. Share This

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More Mumbais?

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner The synchronized attacks in Mumbai, by their targeting and timing, designed both to do the maximum amount of damage and to be iconic in nature, frame the recent assassination of a Karzai brother, the shake-up in American command, announced pullbacks, quite understandable curtailing of US aid to Pakistan, and …

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A Dumb and Dumber War in Libya

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Almost daily over the last four months we were told that Muammar Gadhafi was about ready to throw in the towel and give up. Share This

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An Honest Obama Campaign

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Given what we know now, I think Obama’s summer-2008 campaign speeches should have sounded something like this: Share This

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Hope and Change in the Middle East

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner This was the sort of split-the-difference address that the president is now famous for — long on Icarus-like soaring phraseology, very short on down-to-earth realities. Share This

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Adios, Pakistan

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner “I don’t care if someone is giving us money; we are not a purchasable commodity. We cannot be bought. We can live in hunger, but we won’t compromise our national interests.” – Bashir Bilour, a Pakistani senior minister, in angry response following an al-Qaeda reprisal for the American killing …

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Tough Times for Radical Islam

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Osama bin Laden is dead. The Middle East is in chaos. And radical Islam is floundering Share This

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The First-Person Presidency

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Here are a few excerpts from President Obama’s speech on Sunday night about the killing of Osama bin Laden. Share This

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Rules for Killing Rogues

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The welcome end of Osama bin Laden at the hands of helicopter-borne American military commandos raises a number of issues. Share This

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