Alliances

The Borderlands of the West

More concerning to East-Central Europe than renewed threats from Russia is the lack of consensus over what the West stands for  

Is April 5 Still the UN’s International Day of Conscience?  

April 5th is the UN’s International Day of Conscience, but does the world still care about freedom of conscience?

NATO’s Future is Churchillian, Not Wilsonian

The future of NATO must be defined by Churchillian realism and not Wilsonian idealism

The Consequence of Reckless Words

Trump’s reckless words about NATO obscure the necessary and mutually beneficial nature of America’s system of alliances

What Does Sweden Joining NATO Mean?

Sweden joining NATO will have immense geopolitical consequences

The Decline of Deterrence

Deterrence is built over decades, but can crumble in an instant. And that instant is now.

J. Daryl Charles Christianity & National Security 2023

J. Daryl Charles’ lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. J. Daryl Charles discusses justice, neighborly love, and great power…

Obstacles to Peace in Ukraine: President Biden and Mr. Trump

America never recognized the USSR’s occupation of the Baltics, but didn’t let it derail our diplomacy. This should be our approach with Ukraine and Crimea.

Turkey: Gateway to the Black Sea and More

Turkey’s strategic importance has only increased with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine