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Strategika #71: China and the Pandemic

Strategika #71: China and the Pandemic

    Victor Davis Hanson, Private Papers Domestic Disorder and International Credibility Please read a new essay by my colleague, Mark Moyar in Strategika. George Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020 at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer triggered allegations that his fate exposed a much broader problem of racism in American law enforcement […]

New Impeachment Rules Would Snare Obama

New Impeachment Rules Would Snare Obama

  By Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers Barack Obama’s eight-year tenure was detrimental to the United States, but like most of his nonbelievers, I harbor no animosity for his person. Few critics that I know advocated that Obama be impeached, much less removed from office, before his reelection bid—even amid his worst scandals and dangerous […]

When Our Guardians Fail Us

When Our Guardians Fail Us

  By Victor Davis Hanson One symptom of a society in crisis is the unreliability or even corruption of its own auditors. After all, when the watchmen have lost moral authority to watch, who can be believed or trusted? Or, as the Roman satirist Juvenal famously put it, “Who will guard the guardians?” It was […]

The German–Soviet Non-Aggression Pact: A Bad Deal, 80 Years Ago

The German–Soviet Non-Aggression Pact: A Bad Deal, 80 Years Ago

  By Victor Davis Hanson, Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers The Hitler–Stalin alliance upset the balance of power and undermined military deterrence. The rest is history. Some 80 years ago, on August 23, 1939, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, formally known as the “Treaty of Non-Aggression between Germany and the […]