Category Archives: Politics

Kurdish, Syrian, and Turkish Ironies By Victor Davis Hanson

  Critics now upset about abandoning our Kurdish friends demanded abject withdrawals — and the abandonment of friends — in Afghanistan and Iraq.   Outrage met Donald Trump’s supposedly rash decision to pull back U.S. troops from possible confrontational zones … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus deserves to stay in his rightful place By Laurence Bergreen

  Christopher Columbus has been coming under fire for decades, and lately Mayor de Blasio hasn’t ruled out scrapping the iconic 1892 statue of the explorer, in Columbus Circle, as a possible “symbol of hate.” But if Columbus were to … Continue reading

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Review of An Army At Dawn

  In his Pulitzer-Prize-winning book, An Army At Dawn, The War in North Africa, 1942-43, Rick Atkinson takes an in-depth look at the fledgling Allied effort to gain a war footing in the attempt to confront the Nazi stronghold in … Continue reading

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Is England Still Part of Europe? By Victor Davis Hanson

    Britain has a last chance to re-embrace the free-market democratic world that it once helped to create. British prime minister Boris Johnson is desperate to translate the British public’s June 2016 vote to leave the European Union into … Continue reading

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Trump Is Playing a Long Game With China

By Andy Puzder & Jim Talent August 24, 2019 America has the upper hand in the ongoing trade negotiations with China, and the temporary reprieve that President Trump recently gave the Chinese regime is only further proof that our strong … Continue reading

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Victor Davis Hanson column: The war over America’s past is really about its future

  The summer season has ripped off the thin scab that covered an American wound, revealing a festering disagreement about the nature and origins of the United States. The San Francisco Board of Education recently voted to paint over, and … Continue reading

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We Hold All the Cards in the Showdown with Iran By Victor Davis Hanson

  In May 2018, the Donald Trump Administration withdrew the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran, popularly known as the Iran nuclear deal. The United States then ramped up sanctions on the Iranian theocracy to … Continue reading

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Review of Valiant Ambition

  In Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, Nathaniel Philbrick takes a revealing look at the War for Independence and the two generals who kept the rebel nation afloat. Despite the lack of … Continue reading

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Mueller Just Proved His Entire Operation Was A Political Hit Job That Trampled The Rule Of Law by Sean Davis

If there were any doubts about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s political intentions, his unprecedented press conference on Wednesday should put them all to rest. As he made abundantly clear during his doddering reading of a prepared statement that repeatedly contradicted … Continue reading

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Shelf Life: A Must-Read, Lifetime-Learning List for Men…and Women Part 3 By George Grant

  Readers are inveterate and unapologetic list makers.  Indeed, according to Umberto Eco, “Lists are the most necessary literary accessories of all.”  There are lists of books that must be read.  There are lists of books that must be reread.  … Continue reading

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