"War in the Post Modern World - a review of new laws of conflict (and why they are surreal when seen in a classical context)" speech by Prof. Victor Davis Hanson at UCLA

Using ancient Greece and military history as commentary, Professor Victor Davis Hanson analyzes the legal dilemmas faced by democracies when defending themselves against terrorist entities. From a speech presented to the California Association of Scholars at U.C.L.A. on 12 October 2009.

Victor Davis Hanson is a Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Professor Emeritus of Classics at the California State University at Fresno, noted historian of ancient Greece and preeminent military historian. He is author of more than 170 articles, 16 books, and recipient of many awards, including the National Humanities Medal.  Visit Calif Assoc of Scholars website.