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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is a distinguished fellow of the Center for American Greatness. He 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 [email protected].

Articles by Victor Davis Hanson

Why the left will cut Biden loose

Republican pundits and conservative activists are debating whether they can win in 2024 with the successful Trump agenda but without the controversial former President Donald Trump as their nominee. Published June 23, 2022

Biden’s Cabinet of dunces

As the nation sinks inexplicably into self-created crisis after crisis, debate rages whether President Biden is incompetent, mean-spirited or an ideologue who feels the country's mess is his success. Published May 30, 2022

Leftists’ Supreme Court packing makes a return

Court-packing -- the attempt to enlarge the size of the Supreme Court for short-term political purposes -- used to be a dirty word in the history of American jurisprudence. Published May 5, 2022

Can Ukraine ever win?

Even a truncated Russian Federation has four times the pre-war population of Ukraine. It enjoys well over 10 times the Ukrainian gross domestic product. Russia covers almost 30 times Ukraine's area. Published April 7, 2022

Trump faces critical choice about his political future

Donald Trump is nearing a crossroads. Those who allege that he has endangered the tradition of smooth presidential transitions by not conceding immediately after the media declared him the loser suffer amnesia. Published November 25, 2020

Will changes to American life after pandemic become permanent?

The coronavirus, widespread quarantines, an unprecedented self-induced recession, and unchecked rioting, looting and protesting -- all in a presidential election year -- are radically disrupting American habits and behavior. Published October 21, 2020