Gordon R. Middleton

Gordon R. Middleton is the Director of the Strategic Intelligence Program at Patrick Henry College, in Purcellville, Virginia, where he has taught for the past nineteen years. He retired from the U.S. Air Force with the rank of Colonel and served in senior civilian positions in multiple government agencies. Please note that the opinions and characterizations in this piece are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the US government.

All Author Content

Author Articles

Author Podcasts

Author Videos

Turkey: Gateway to the Black Sea and More

Turkey’s strategic importance has only increased with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Just War and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine: A Talk at Patrick Henry College
Just War and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine: A Talk at Patrick Henry College

Eric Patterson spoke at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia, about how just war thinking can provide analysis on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Beneath the Waves of the South China Sea Dispute
Beneath the Waves of the South China Sea Dispute

Much of China may convert to Christianity by 2050. What are the implications of such a projection, and how might it affect US foreign policy toward issues like the South China Sea?

Religion in Russian Geopolitical Strategy
Religion in Russian Geopolitical Strategy

As daunting as it may be, closing the God gap is a necessary step to improving communication with Russia and other important actors in international affairs.

 ⏰ Live in the DC area? Sign-up for Providence's in-person events list!

Providence puts on several events each month, usually located at the offices of the Institute on Religion and Democracy near the White House. We welcome all Providence readers to join our community, with events including happy hours, book launches, panels, parties, and other occasions for fellowship. Also sign up for our weekly newsletter, which goes out each Friday with all the articles from that week.

Newsletter and Events Sign-up