Victor Davis Hanson is the prominent classicist and military historian who is the author of numerous brilliant books including The Western Way of War: Infantry Battles in Classical Greece, The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny, Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and the Spartans Fought the Peloponessian War, and, most recently, The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern. He is also the author of the forthcoming Broadside pamphlet How the Obama Administration Threatens Our National Security. And these are just my favorites. Interested readers should check out the body of his work here.
One of the most prominent public intellectuals in the United States, Dr. Hanson is a Fellow of the Hoover Institution. Peter Robinson recently conducted a wide-ranging interview with Dr. Hanson beginning with a discussion of Hanson’s NRO essay “The New Old World Order” and moving on to Europe, Asia, Russia, Mexico, and the United States. Through our arrangement with the Hoover Institution, we are pleased to present the interview in its entirety.
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