50 years ago, one war lasting approximately 132 hours changed the Middle East. Forever.
Marc LiVecche & Michael OrenOctober 10, 2017
St. Thomas Aquinas knew more than his modern emendators do about grounding his just war deliberations—and much else—in the cardinal moral virtue of prudence.
Robert G. KaufmanSeptember 27, 2017
Are Edward Snowden and his fellow travelers laureates or reprobates? There are several factors that should be considered as we generate a verdict.
Mark CoppengerSeptember 25, 2017
Among the cast of historic figures fighting communism in the Cold War, there were two, one at the Vatican and another at the White House, who uniquely stood out and stood together
Paul KengorSeptember 20, 2017
Determining when and where to serve “the interest of humanity” is not a science. In a broken world, American policymakers must seek the counsel of the heart and the head, aim for the achievable, and choose the least-bad option.
Alan DowdSeptember 6, 2017
Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, a joint American and Filipino army desperately defended the Philippines against a Japanese invasion while fighting on both the Bataan Peninsula and Corregidor Island. Despite dim prospects for outside help, the garrison seriously delayed the Japanese timetable for conquest in the Pacific.
Christopher L. KolakowskiSeptember 5, 2017
For a century American foreign policy has often purportedly seesawed between cold focus on American interests through realpolitik or high-minded advocacy of democracy and human rights.
Mark TooleyAugust 30, 2017
John D. Wilsey’s American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion is a genuinely excellent book, but our national problems may be deeper and more profound—more exceptional—than he realizes.
Jonathan LeemanAugust 24, 2017
After the Six Day War, peace with the Palestinians remains the elusive piece needed to bring this century-long Israel-Palestine conflict to an end. The war reshaped the conflict, but sadly its final resolution remains somewhere over the horizon.
Joshua MuravchikAugust 14, 2017