Rank #1: The Iraq War: A Refresher Course
Victor Davis Hanson separates myth from fact in an in-depth discussion of the second Gulf War.
Rank #2: Understanding the Greek Mind
Victor Davis Hanson explains the elements of Greek national character that have led the country to the brink of economic calamity — and examines the implications for the future.
Rank #3: Immigration Rhetoric vs. Reality
Victor Davis Hanson responds to the rhetorical escalation over immigration policy, explains how political dynamics in Mexico are shaping the current migration influx, and reflects on what a sensible immigration policy would look like.
Rank #4: Modern Paradoxes
Victor Davis Hanson covers foreign policy and domestic affairs in a wide-ranging conversation about some of the most unexpected developments in world politics: from the seemingly inverse relationship between economic liberty and political freedom in China to the diminishing influence of the Middle East to an America that seems to grow weaker as it grows more prosperous.
Rank #5: Drought and Decline in California
Victor Davis Hanson examines the impact of California’s ongoing drought and explains how it represents a microcosm of the state’s decline.
Rank #6: The Four Horsemen of World Politics
Victor Davis Hanson looks at what he considers the four great threats to US national security: Russia, China, Iran, and ISIS.
Rank #7: Illegal Immigration and Sanctuary Cities
Victor Davis Hanson discusses the recent murder by an illegal immigrant in the sanctuary city of San Francisco and considers whether popular opinion on the topic of immigration is changing.
Rank #8: Higher Education and the Media: Institutions in Decline
Victor Davis Hanson describes how higher education and the media have eroded -- and provides recommendations for reforming each.
Rank #9: Brexit and the Future of Europe
Victor Davis Hanson analyzes what Britain’s exit from the EU means for the future of European culture and international security.
Rank #10: Can Higher Education be Saved?
Victor Davis Hanson chronicles the factors that have led to the decline of American higher education and considers the prospects for recovery.
Rank #11: How to Think about Donald Trump
Victor Davis Hanson looks at the controversies surrounding Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and explains how they reflect on deeper currents in US politics.
Rank #12: Dunkirk: Film vs. Fact
Victor Davis Hanson places the new film Dunkirk in its full historical context, explaining the events that preceded it, the scope of the challenges facing the British military, and the reason why German forces didn't strike a killing blow despite Allied vulnerability.(Playing time: 17:38)
Rank #13: He, Claudius
Victor Davis Hanson traces the parallels between President Trump and the Roman emperor Claudius, explaining what the former can learn from the latter. (Playing time: 18:56)
Rank #14: The Age of Mass Hysteria
Victor Davis Hanson examines how social media and the growing influence of political correctness have led to a society in a perpetual state of outrage.
Rank #15: The Divided States of America
Rank #16: Multiculturalism and Immigration
Victor Davis Hanson looks at how a declining respect for the rule of law and a rising tide of multiculturalism combine to exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.
Rank #17: A Cold Civil War?
Victor Davis Hanson examines the growing political and cultural rifts between Red and Blue America, looks at the historical precedents for such alienation, and provides recommendations for how Americans can once again learn to live with one another. (Playing time: 20:32)
Rank #18: Radicals on Campus
Victor Davis Hanson looks at the recent controversies attending free speech and political correctness on college campuses.
Rank #19: VDH’s New Years Resolutions
Victor Davis Hanson provides a series of New Year’s Resolutions for a politically correct America.
Rank #20: Understanding North Korea
Victor Davis Hanson looks at the the threat North Korea poses to the US and our Asian allies, explains how 30 years of bipartisan failures led us to this point, and describes the horrors that would accompany a war on the Korean Peninsula. (Playing time: 13:05)