Lessons of World War I

Much of what we think we know is false; what really happened matters desperately to us today. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  This summer will mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, and we should reflect on the “lessons” we have been taught so often on how to avoid another such …

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The EU Speeds for the Iceberg

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine The foreign minister of Spain recently compared the troubled EU to the Titanic, a metaphor not quite so trite given the new research into why the world’s biggest ocean liner collided with an iceberg. Share This

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Appeasement Bode War Not Peace

by Terry Scambray New Oxford Review A review of The Wages of Appeasement: Ancient Athens, Munich, and Obama’s America by Bruce S. Thornton. (Encounter Books, 2011 pp. 283) 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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Obama’s Assault on America’s Prestige

by Bruce S. Thornton FrontPage Magazine In 1868, a British army led by Sir Robert Napier sailed from India to Abyssinia (Ethiopia) to rescue several English and European hostages from the mentally unstable, sadistic King Theodore. Share This

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An American Versailles

The liberal message ia all style and impotence. by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Editor’s Note: What follows is a collection of recent Corners from VDH. The Shape of 2012 to Come The outburst from Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the so-called Shanghai Cooperation Organization should close the chapter on the much bandied about “outreach” to Iran voiced …

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