Iraq War

The Iraq War Was a Success

Although the Iraq War was long and costly, leaving Saddam Hussein in power would only have led to even worse outcomes

Conflicts May be Long, But Are Not “Forever Wars” 

The phrase ‘forever war’ conveys the ahistorical and exaggerated premise that, if a war is long, it is therefore unwinnable and not worth fighting. 

Iraq, Afghanistan, and America – 20 Years Later

The systemic problems in nations like Iraq and Afghanistan offer lessons to Americans about our own nation

Clarifying the Terms of Debate Over a Once-Popular War

When discussing the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, it’s important to recall the circumstances that led to the conflict.

Christian Realism & the Iraq War

A statecraft dreaming that a great nation can be in the world but not of it is both hubristic and self-righteous.

Colin Powell’s Iraq Legacy

We don’t yet know Iraq’s future, but Powell as a Christian would agree that there’s always hope.

Donald Rumsfeld
Donald Rumsfeld: R.I.P.

The late Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld spent his life in service to America, her people, and her friends. Two stories prove the man.

How the Bush Administration Failed: A Review of Robert Draper’s To Start a War
How the Bush Administration Failed: A Review of Robert Draper’s To Start a War

Robert Draper’s book To Start a War details why the Bush administration made a gravely mistaken decision, despite having clearly met the jus ad bellum criteria of “right intention.”

Appeasement’s Complex Lessons

Tooley: Hello this is Mark Tooley, editor of Providence: A Journal of Christianity & American Foreign Policy, with the pleasure…