Paul D. Miller

Paul D. Miller is a professor in the practice of international affairs at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, a contributing editor of Providence, a research fellow with the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council.

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Outbidding Cycle of Terrorist Violence in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: What Happened and What’s Next?

On September 1, Providence hosted a conversation between Paul Miller and Jon Askonas on Afghanistan.

Israel vs. Hamas: A Just War Analysis - Palestine
Israel vs. Hamas: A Just War Analysis

Just war should aim at a better peace. It is unclear how a Palestinian war against Israel would do that in Palestine, Israel, or the region.

Ep. 63: Just War for Ordered Liberty? (Paul D. Miller)
Ep. 63 | Just War for Ordered Liberty?

In this episode, Paul D. Miller talks about his recent book “Just War and Ordered Liberty,” which explains how just war thinking has shifted over the centuries—from Augustinian, Westphalian, and now Liberal traditions.

Ep. 61 | America’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Providence executive editor Marc LiVecche spoke with contributing editor and Georgetown professor Paul Miller about President Joe Biden’s plans to withdraw all…

America's Withdrawal from Afghanistan
America’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Providence executive editor Marc LiVecche spoke with contributing editor and Georgetown professor Paul Miller about President Joe Biden’s plans to withdraw all remaining US military personnel from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.

Trump vs. the United States - US Capitol Riot
Trump vs. the United States

The lines have indeed been drawn, and I welcome you to join me in choosing the side of the Constitution, the rule of law, and the ideals of American democracy.

Foreign Policy ProvCast Episode #54 | Don’t Confuse Liberalism And Progressivism (Paul D. Miller)
Ep. 54 | Don’t Confuse Liberalism and Progressivism

A couple of months ago, Providence contributor Paul D. Miller complained on Twitter about people confusing liberalism and progressivism. In…

Stop Volunteering to Do the Awful Arithmetic for COVID-19
Stop Volunteering to Do the Awful Arithmetic for COVID-19

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic in which the United States must seemingly make the frightful choice between saving lives and saving the economy, we inexplicably have a legion of volunteer mathematicians lining up to show off how well they can make the terrible calculations to decide who lives and who dies.

The Battle for the History of the Afghan War
The Battle for the History of the Afghan War

Much of Carter Malkesian’s narrative about the Afghan war is spot-on, but he gets several key events wrong.

Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Liberal Order

During Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference, Paul D. Miller spoke about nationalism, internationalism, and the liberal order. He reviewed…