Victor Davis Hanson -- War and History, Ancient and Modern

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Victor Davis Hanson

Beginning with the assertion that “war is inseparable from the human condition,” Victor Hanson proceeds to explain the ways in which the American way of war is distinctive. For one, “Americans are united…by shared ideas and commitments, such as the ideals of equal opportunity and individual merit….Our military functions…as a reflection of our national meritocracy.”

Recorded on Tuesday, March 9, 2010