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Obama’s Farewell Address: Goodbye to All That
Obama’s Farewell Address: Goodbye to All That

Despite his flowery promises about “hope and change,” Obama entered office embodying the most ambivalent view of American power since the end of the Vietnam War.

How the Trump Administration Can Support Christians in the Middle East
How the Trump Administration Can Support Christians in the Middle East

Amidst global convulsions, one affected group remains relatively powerless and largely ignored: Middle Eastern Christians.

The U.S. “Abstention” on U.N. Resolution 2334 Condemning Israeli Settlements: Who Won?
The U.S. “Abstention” on U.N. Resolution 2334 Condemning Israeli Settlements: Who Won?

Because the U.N. does not have the power of the sword, the U.S. abstention in the recent U.N. vote has not weakened Israel at all; it has weakened the U.N.

The Fifth Image: Seeing the Enemy with Just War Eyes
The Fifth Image: Seeing the Enemy with Just War Eyes

In the Christian view, the normative grounding from which the tradition of just war casuistry springs is the dominical command to love.

Nixon’s Vietnam Treachery?

Every couple years a supposedly new revelation claims Nixon secretly sabotaged a possible Vietnam peace settlement by LBJ during the 1968 election.

The Crescent & The Lion

An Ancient Civilization & Crucial Regional Ally Rises

Indicted by His Own Words Obama Foreign Policy Syria Aleppo
Indicted by His Own Words

President Obama’s foreign policy would have been more understandable if he had never pretended to care, if he hadn’t talked like Vaclav Havel and then acted like Henry Kissinger.

Betrayal & Shame: The US Abstention From Allegiance With Israel

Further reflection on UN Resolution 2334

On Pearl Harbor, Apologies, & Sweaters & Milk

The visit to Pearl Harbor was, arguably, incomplete. Nevertheless, proves again the extraordinary.

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