Soviet Union (USSR)

Churchill: Walking with Destiny

British historian Andrews Roberts discusses his magnificent new biography of Winston Churchill, including his political incorrectness by contemporary standards, his…

Revisiting the Theology of Exploration in Times of Disorder
Revisiting the Theology of Exploration in Times of Disorder

What may come as a surprise to those of us who have learned about the great victory of America winning the space race is that the race was won amid critical bombardment about the money being spent and the rationale behind space exploration.

Providence & The Berlin Wall

Thirty years ago this week, God brought down the Berlin Wall. Few expected he would, or at least not so…

The Five Books on Russia You Should Read
The Five Books on Russia You Should Read

Russia has historically been a challenging topic for scholars. Geographically, most of Russia lies in continental Asia, but culturally most…

Bernie Sanders’ Cold War

The United States and much of the Free World resisted the Soviet Union and its proxies across five decades. Providentially,…

President Trump Is Wrong on the Soviet Union’s War in Afghanistan
President Trump Is Wrong on the Soviet Union’s War in Afghanistan

President Trump misunderstands the Soviet-Afghan War’s cause, the nature of the Soviets, and the rebel forces they were fighting. The Soviets were not “right to be there.” They invaded Afghanistan not to fight terrorists but to expand the communist empire.

Are We Still Fighting a Cold War?
Are We Still Fighting a Cold War?

There is no nation in which we can place total faith.

Better Relations Between Government and Church in Soviet Russia

In a Byzantine relationship, a church can be forgiven for choosing not to denounce the government publicly. Henry Sloane Coffin…

A Study in Totalitarianism: Book Review of Anne Applebaum’s Red Famine
A Study in Totalitarianism: Review of Applebaum’s Red Famine

Applebaum’s analysis of the Holodomor in Red Famine presents not so much a scientific study in human starvation as a political study of the horrifying possibilities of totalitarianism.