Obama’s Illiberal Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The incoming hope-and-change Obama administration advanced the narrative that at home and abroad it cared far more for people than profits. Continue reading “Obama’s Illiberal Foreign Policy”

Obama’s Bow to the Muslim World, Round II

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

In September 1938 English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, explaining why he was flying to Germany a third time in order to make peace with Germany, recited the old nursery rhyme: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again.” Continue reading “Obama’s Bow to the Muslim World, Round II”

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 by candidate Obama in 2008. Continue reading “An American Versailles”

Our Schizoid Foreign Policy

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Are we stupid abroad by accident or design?

In the manner of a doctor, let us review the symptoms of our present foreign policy and then offer a diagnosis: Continue reading “Our Schizoid Foreign Policy”

Caught in the Middle East Minefield

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

America seems trapped in an exploding Middle East minefield.

Revolts are breaking out amid the choke points of world commerce. Shiite populations are now restive in the Gulf monarchies. Continue reading “Caught in the Middle East Minefield”

A New America in a New World Order

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The year is quite young, and yet it has already seen a multitude of disturbing events and trends — unrest in Cairo and North Africa; nuclearization in Iran; a growing anti-American alliance among Turkey, Hezbollah, Iran, and Syria; the expansionary designs of a newly unabashed China with attendant repercussions on Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan; Continue reading “A New America in a New World Order”

Bewitched Animals and the Muslims Media

by Raymond Ibrahim

Hudson New York

Conspiracy theories emanating from the Muslim world are nothing new — a decade ago, Israel was accused of perpetrating the strikes of 9/11, today it is accused of perpetrating the bombings of a Coptic church — they tend to be dismissed in the West. Continue reading “Bewitched Animals and the Muslims Media”