President Ronald Reagan, shown in 1983, knew that a strong U.S. presence throughout the world was vital to keeping the enemies of democracy in check, says columnist Victor Davis Hanson.
President Ronald Reagan, shown in 1983, knew that a strong U.S. presence throughout the world was vital to keeping the enemies of democracy in check, says columnist Victor Davis Hanson. J. Scott Applewhite AP File Photo
President Ronald Reagan, shown in 1983, knew that a strong U.S. presence throughout the world was vital to keeping the enemies of democracy in check, says columnist Victor Davis Hanson. J. Scott Applewhite AP File Photo