Victor Davis Hanson

Posted March 05, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran.

Posted February 26, 2015

A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Obama's executive order that overrode existing immigration law. The result is more acrimony and chaos.

Posted February 18, 2015

World War II was the most destructive war in history. What caused it?

Posted February 12, 2015

"NBC Nightly News" anchorman Brian Williams frequently fabricated a dramatic story that he was under enemy attack while reporting from Iraq. NBC is now investigating whether Williams also embellished events in New Orleans during his reporting on Hurricane Katrina.

Posted February 04, 2015

Members of the Obama administration have insisted that the Taliban are not terrorists. Those responsible for the recent Paris killings are not radical Islamists. The Muslim Brotherhood is largely secular. Jihad is a "legitimate tenet of Islam." And "violent extremism," "workplace violence" or "man-caused disaster" better describe radical Islamic terrorism. Domestic terrorism is just as likely caused by returning U.S. combat veterans, according to one report by a federal agency.

Posted January 29, 2015

Given the rise of radical Islam, the huge petrodollar wealth of the Middle East and lopsided demography, how has Israel so far survived?

Posted January 29, 2015

Israel is the only liberal democracy in the Middle East and North Africa. Eight million Israelis are surrounded by some 400 million Muslims in more than 20 states. Almost all of Israel's neighbors are anti-Israeli dictatorships, monarchies or theocracies-- a number of them reduced to a state of terrorist chaos.

Posted January 22, 2015

Fifty years ago this Saturday, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill died at age 90.

Posted January 15, 2015

Western civilization's creed is free thought and expression, the lubricant of everything from democracy to human rights.

Posted January 07, 2015

Democrats for over a century were associated with the American middle class.

Posted December 31, 2014

Gasoline prices are on the verge of crashing down to below $2 a gallon. The price of oil may dip below $50 a barrel.

Posted December 23, 2014

Until now there were two types of peaceful American change.

Posted December 17, 2014

There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program.

Posted December 11, 2014

Germany's first chancellor, Otto von Bismarck, supposedly once said that there was "a special providence for drunkards, fools and the United States of America."

Posted December 03, 2014

The world is changing and becoming even more dangerous -- in a way we've seen before.

Posted November 27, 2014

There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things.

Posted November 20, 2014

Last week, Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Jonathan Gruber, one of prominent architects of Obamacare, was exposed as little more than an elitist fraud.

Posted November 13, 2014

Everyone finds a lesson in the Republican midterm tsunami.

Posted November 06, 2014

The Duke of Wellington said of his close-run victory over Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo that the French "came on in the same old way, and we sent them back in the same old way."

Posted October 30, 2014

Do bothersome facts matter anymore? Not really. This is an age when Americans were assured that the Affordable Care Act lowered our premiums. It cut deductibles. Obamacare allowed us to keep our doctors and health plans, and lowered the deficit. Those fantasies were both demonstrably untrue and did not matter, given the supposedly noble aims of health care reform.



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