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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won,” from Basic Books. You can reach him by e-mailing authorvdh@gmail.com. His columns appears Sundays in the Review-Journal.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: How much ruin do we have left?

As Americans know from their own illustrious history, any nation’s well-being hinges on only a few factors. Its prosperity, freedom and overall stability depend on its constitutional and political stability. A secure currency and financial order are also essential, as is a strong military.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: How to start a war

Biden would do well to remember old American diplomatic adages about speaking softly while carrying a big stick.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Wealthy and woke

Wokeness is not really about fairness for minorities, the oppressed and the poor, past or present.

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VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: We have lost an American genius

Limbaugh was hated by the left because he was deadly effective in fighting them, and he was feared at times by the Republican establishment — because he could also be deadly effective in fighting it.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Our descent into collective madness

These are crazy times. A pandemic led to national quarantine; to self-induced recession; to riot, arson and looting; to a contested election; and to a riot at the U.S. Capitol.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Will a hard-left turn lead to pushback?

If Trump’s pushback tried to return to traditions ignored during the Obama years, Biden’s reset promises to become far more radical than Obama’s entire eight years.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: The ‘After Trump’ era begins

The media, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Hollywood, top retired military brass, corporate America, universities and professional sports are all recalibrating the truth for our Year One.

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