J. Daryl Charles

J. Daryl Charles, a contributing editor of Providence, is author of The Russian Invasion of Ukraine and the Ethics of War, coauthor of The Just War Tradition: An Introduction, and coeditor of America and the Just War Tradition: A History of U.S. Conflicts. He can be contacted at [email protected].

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Planning for Ukrainian Victory

American military planners have not given the Ukrainians the tools they need to win and win now

Ukraine, the U.S., and the Budapest Memorandum

The cost of aiding Ukraine may be high, but the cost of not is probably higher

J. Daryl Charles Christianity & National Security 2023

J. Daryl Charles’ lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Transcript forthcoming.

“Proportionality” and Israel’s Plight

The difference between immoral revenge and lawful retribution is in the principle of proportionality

The Meaning of the War in Ukraine: The West at a Crossroads

The West must realize that more is at stake with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine than just who controls eastern Ukraine

Foreign-Policy Folly: The War in Ukraine According to One “American Conservative”

Ukraine’s fate, most assuredly, will determine the West’s – and America’s – authority in the world.

The Global Stakes of the War in Ukraine

America and her allies must understand that the War in Ukraine has never been just about Ukraine

Natural Law and International Justice: A Moral Case for Coercive Intervention

When do nations have not only the option of but the responsibility to intervene in the affairs of other nations?

Ukraine after One Year: A Sober Assessment

After years of appeasement and failing to reckon with a reborn Russian imperialism, the U.S. and NATO nations are awaking from their moral and military slumber.

Preparing for Peace? Our Responsibilities to Ukraine

Two op/ed pieces, appearing in recent days in the Wall Street Journal, take very different views of ending the war…