What We Might Remember This Memorial Day

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online 

The world is a better place because Adolf Hitler did not preserve his conquest of the European continent, and because the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere of Hideki Tojo and his militarists imploded at Midway, Guadalcanal, and Okinawa. Continue reading “What We Might Remember This Memorial Day”

The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs’

Raymond Ibrahim


Last week an Iraqi Muslim scholar issued a fatwa that, among other barbarities, asserts that “it is permissible to spill the blood of Iraqi Christians.” Continue reading “The Silent Extermination of Iraq’s ‘Christian Dogs’”

Libya Is Not Iraq

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The Left is terribly embarrassed about the US intervention in Libya. We have preemptively attacked an Arab Muslim nation that posed little threat to the national-security interests of the United States. Continue reading “Libya Is Not Iraq”

A Middle East Policy in Shambles

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Almost every promise, almost every reset proclamation from Barack Obama about the struggles against, and those within, the radical Muslim world has either been withdrawn or proven bankrupt. Continue reading “A Middle East Policy in Shambles”

Obama Still Murky on Libya

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

President Obama just gave a weird speech. Part George W. Bush, part trademark Obama — filled with his characteristic split-the-difference, straw-man (“some say, others say”), false-choice tropes. Continue reading “Obama Still Murky on Libya”

What’s the Matter with Egypt?

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

In the Stars or in Them?

So what’s the matter with Egypt? The same thing that is the matter with most of the modern Middle East: in the post-industrial world, its hundreds of millions now are vicariously exposed to the affluence and freedom of the West via satellite television, cell phones, the internet, DVDs, and social networks. Continue reading “What’s the Matter with Egypt?”