German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday. She is being criticized for her humanitarian approach to Syrian refugees.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday. She is being criticized for her humanitarian approach to Syrian refugees. MARKUS SCHREIBER Associated Press
German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday. She is being criticized for her humanitarian approach to Syrian refugees. MARKUS SCHREIBER Associated Press

Victor Davis Hanson: The decline of modern Germany

October 31, 2015 8:05 AM

Victor Davis Hanson

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Victor Davis Hanson is a Tribune Content Agency columnist. He is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern.” Email: author@victorhanson.com.