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Defending the Trump Doctrine

Defending the Trump Doctrine

November 13, 2019

Victor Davis Hanson explains the parameters of what he calls the Trump Doctrine — deterrence without intervention — explains how it deviates from the post-Cold War consensus, and argues for why it’s a reasonable approach to a changing international landscape.

Turkey: Our Untenable Ally

Turkey: Our Untenable Ally

November 7, 2019

In the wake of the US drawdown in northern Syria, Victor Davis Hanson considers whether the U.S. alliance with Turkey — and the country’s membership in NATO — is worth the cost.