Is the End Near? Victor Davis Hanson Ponders Threat of Extinction

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Rob Bluey | The Daily Signal

Victor Davis Hanson is well known for his intelligent commentary and astute analysis of current events. But for his latest book, he tackles a topic related to his work on military history. It’s called “The End of Everything: How Wars Descend Into Annihilation.”

Hanson studied four historical examples of wartime extinction that he features in the book. Then he applies those lessons to contemporary society to examine our own vulnerabilities. The book is on sale today, and Hanson spoke with The Daily Signal to share his observations along with some advice about what’s at stake for the United States in the short term.

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Listen to the full interview on “The Daily Signal Podcast” or read the transcript—edited for length and clarity—below.


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