Victor Davis Hanson

Posted July 30, 2015

Can we be honest about illegal immigration?

Posted July 23, 2015

The now-concluded Iran nuclear negotiations predictably reflect ancient truths of appeasement.

Posted July 16, 2015

Human nature is unchanging, predictable -- and can be dangerous if ignored.

Posted July 09, 2015

Ultimately, no nation can continue to thrive if its government refuses to enforce its own laws.

Posted July 02, 2015

California keeps reminding us what has gone astray with America in recent years.The state is in the midst of a crippling four-year-old drought.

Posted June 25, 2015

For almost six years Greece has been on the cusp of financial disaster. Its Northern European and international creditors have extended loans, suspended interest payments and forgiven some debt

Posted June 18, 2015

The contemporary world is starting to resemble the 1930s, and maps again must be redrawn.

Posted June 11, 2015

Seventy-one years ago, the British, Canadians and Americans landed on the Normandy beaches to open a second ground front against Nazi Germany.

Posted June 04, 2015

TUSCANY, Italy -- Northern and central Italy are not on the southern Mediterranean. But somehow thousands of refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are everywhere here -- as is true of much of the European Union.

Posted May 28, 2015

The next president will face a terrible dilemma. To restore order, he or she will have to convince our allies that we are recommitted to their security.

Posted May 21, 2015

What happens when the public does not wish to live out the utopian dreams of its elite leaders? Usually, the answer for those leaders is to seek more coercion and less liberty to force people to think progressively.

Posted May 14, 2015

May 8 marked the end of World War II in Europe 70 years ago -- a horrific conflict that is still fought over by historians.

Posted May 07, 2015

Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional fourth-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece?

Posted April 30, 2015

The present four-year California drought is not novel -- even if President Barack Obama and California Gov. Jerry Brown have blamed it on man-made climate change.

Posted April 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton apparently plans to base her presidential campaign on the noble goals of greater fairness and shared sacrifice.

Posted April 16, 2015

Not long ago, the New York Times uncovered the artifact that Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush had once listed himself as "Hispanic" on a Florida voter registration form.

Posted April 09, 2015

Modern American universities used to assume four goals.

Posted April 02, 2015

The Western capitulation to Adolf Hitler in the 1938 Munich Agreement is cited as classic appeasement that destroyed Czechoslovakia, backfired on France and Britain, and led to World War II.

Posted March 26, 2015

The snarky quip attributed to 19th-century French Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand -- "It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder" -- has recently been making the rounds to deride a letter written by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and signed by 46 other senators.

Posted March 19, 2015

What has gone wrong with the U.S. government in the past month? Just about everything, from the fundamental to the ridiculous.