Luke M. Perez is an assistant professor in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. His research focuses on religion, ethics, and US foreign policy. He is currently working on a book manuscript examining the rise of religious freedom as a core component to American grand strategy. Prior to ASU, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Kinder Institute at the University of Missouri, and he completed his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin. A native of California, Luke earned his BA in Greek and Latin at The Ohio State University and his MA in political philosophy at Villanova University. He is also a 12-year veteran with the California Air National Guard.
Brands offers seven key lessons for his readers about what he terms a “twilight struggle,” a period of high-stakes competition between great powers that occurs between the darkness of war and daylight of peace.
Luke M. PerezMay 10, 2022
It is not a question of if, but when global unity will soften and former die-hard supporters of the Ukrainian cause will slink away. We should be realistic about that eventuality. If we are, we can ask about what kind of Ukraine, what kind of Europe, we want to see.
Luke M. PerezMarch 6, 2022
The sad and lamentable truth is that indeed this is who we are, for it was members of our own body-politic who did this, and we cannot heal if we do not confront the uncomfortable facts as they are. It was sedition.
Luke M. PerezJanuary 12, 2021
Both the Jacksonian and Progressive persuasions that Michael Doran describes exhibit symptoms of secularized politics. Neither articulates a truly Christian view of politics or foreign policy.
Luke M. PerezApril 24, 2018