Whether one is a historian who hopes to learn more about America’s conflicts, a philosopher who works in ethics or political philosophy, or a soldier or veteran who enjoys military history, America and the Just War Tradition addresses each of these topics and audiences from a variety of authors in a range of disciplines.
Jimmy R. LewisMarch 6, 2020
Eric Patterson contends in Just American Wars that the US is unique because of how it considers ethical and moral dilemmas when it fights. Particularly, the country’s democratic institutions force any politician who wishes to engage in a war to explain to voters, civil society, and other parts of the government why the war must be fought.
Mark MeltonNovember 21, 2019
Perhaps one of my favorite tools in teaching Western civilization to undergrads at Arizona State University is to show clips…
Daniel StrandOctober 30, 2019
What is the role of moral values in the conduct of foreign relations? Although many answers have been given, three major traditions predominate: realism, idealism, and principled realism.
Mark AmstutzOctober 25, 2019
Notwithstanding Stephen Haynes’ professional reputation amongst Dietrich Bonhoeffer scholars or his prior excellent corpus of scholarly writings about the German pastor, his current book categorically fails to satisfy.
Timothy MallardOctober 24, 2019
To better grasp Russian conduct, past and present, we would do well to understand its religious sources in Orthodox Christianity.
Matt GobushOctober 23, 2019
The American-led Protestant missions in Korea achieved perhaps the most rapid and complete transformation of a nation in the history of Christianity, but they disappeared into almost complete obscurity by the time that the Korean War forced Americans to pay attention to Korea.
Robert S. KimOctober 21, 2019
Should US missionaries collaborate with US intelligence services? What if one’s home government invited the missionary to use lethal authorized force against a known terrorist target?
Ben PalkaOctober 18, 2019
The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, by Ben Shapiro (Broadside, 2019). This…
The EditorsOctober 17, 2019