We've often seen Victor Davis Hanson on TV. He is a nationally syndicated columnist, a classicist and historian at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.
Back in 2006, Professor VD Hanson wrote another great article called: "Appeasement Markers".
The professor recalled the 1930's and how Europe did not deal with Hitler until it was too late. He recalled that:
"Winston Churchill was a voice in the wilderness -- and demonized as a warmonger and worse".Read this article and share a copy of a friend. Prof. VD Hanson closed with an important reminder:
"In response, either the West will continue to stand up now to these recurring post-September 11, 2001, threats, or it will see the bullies' demands increase as its own resistance weakens.It's now or later. In the case of the 1930's appeasers, "later" meant 50 million people dead and the Jewish concentration camps.
Like the appeasement of the 1930s, opting for the easier choice will only guarantee a more costly one later."
P.S. During the Obama years, Professor Hanson was a strong critic of his foreign policy: