Victor Davis Hanson

Posted October 01, 2015

Unpopular though it may be to say so, I, for one, grew exhausted by the nonstop pronouncements/commentaries of Pope Francis. The spiritual leader of 1 billion Catholics -- roughly half of the world's Christians -- Francis just completed a high-profile, endlessly publicized visit to the United States.

Posted September 24, 2015

The bailed-out Greeks are still broke. Now their islands are flooded with a horde of migrants from the Middle East and Africa.

Posted September 17, 2015

There is a tragic monotony to the latest massive human migration, this one involving Syrians fleeing their war-torn country.

Posted September 10, 2015

Do you remember Lewis "Scooter" Libby?

Posted September 04, 2015

Hillary Clinton's second race for the presidency is only about a quarter through, but she already seems to be causing general fatigue.

Posted September 03, 2015

Hillary Clinton's second race for the presidency is only about a quarter through, but she already seems to be causing general fatigue.

Posted August 27, 2015

In the present postmodern world, we are told that there is no such thing as a biologically distinct gender.

Posted August 20, 2015

Social observers from Aristotle and Juvenal to James Madison and George Orwell have all warned of the dangers of out-of-control government. Lately, we have seen plenty of proof that they were frighteningly correct.

Posted August 13, 2015

Trump will fade when his brand of medicine becomes even worse than the disease.

Posted August 06, 2015

Some Democratic Party groups are renouncing their once-egalitarian idols, the renaissance genius Thomas Jefferson and the populist Andrew Jackson. Both presidents, some two centuries ago, owned slaves. Consequently, the two men have been suddenly deemed unworthy of further liberal reverence.

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.