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Syrian Surrealities

by Victor Davis Hanson // NRO’s The Corner Once again we are trying to rally the American people about the dangers of purported WMD use; this time around, the Syrians may be doing to their own what Saddam Hussein most certainly did to the Kurds.  Share This

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Epitaph for a Foreign Policy

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine If you still doubt that Barack Obama has disastrously bungled our foreign policy, check out this video. In it Egyptian singer Salma Elmasry brutally insults Obama for supporting the Muslim Brothers and Islamists in general, her vulgar insults laced with an image of our President sporting a bin Laden cap …

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Iran 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services On the campaign trail, presidential candidate Barack Obama once called for a “reset” policy with Iran. Supposedly, the unpopularity of the Texan provocateur George W. Bush and his administration’s inability to finesse “soft power” had needlessly alienated the Iranian theocracy. Share This

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The All-Knowing, All-Powerful UN

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner If the UN now has the right and duty to intervene, in a morally relative manner, in territorial disputes between various groups and grant de factosovereignty, then the sky is the limit. Why go through the motions of two-party discussions at all? Share This

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Are We Becoming Medieval?

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online A tourist mecca like Venice now boasts that it dreams of breaking away from an insolvent Italy. Similarly Barcelona, and perhaps the Basques and the Catalonians in general, claim they want no part of a bankrupt Spain. Scotland fantasizes about becoming separate from Great Britain. The Greek Right dreams …

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The Nobel Committee and Its Orwellian Peace Prize

by Bruce Thornton FrontPage Magazine Norway’s Nobel Committee added yet another absurd pick to its long list of politicized and shameful Peace Prize awards. Giving the prize to the disintegrating European Union is not as despicable as giving it to the bloodstained terrorist Yasser Arafat, or as laughably naive as bestowing it on the communist …

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The Humpty-Dumpty Middle East

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The United States is backing off from the Middle East — and the Middle East from the United States. Share This

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The Muddle East

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online No one has any idea what the Middle East will look like next year, much less in five years — especially the revolutionary players themselves. Share This

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