War

Peace Through Strength

In the early 1800s, Thomas Jefferson led a young America to war against Barbary state thugs whose Islamist political ideology led them to believe they had a divine right to dominate the West. The conditions that led America to victory then remain relevant today.

Women at War & the GOP

At the GOP debate on Saturday night, several of the GOP candidates endorsed the integration of women into direct combat units. They should not have.

The Just War as Christian Tradition

A Primer on Foundations: Justice, War, & the Protection of the Innocent

Islamism & Free Speech

The Islamist political agenda cannot be accommodated. They do not want it to be.

Korea, America & Providential Duty

Last week a delegation of delightful South Korean students visited our office.  They all stood respectfully when I arrived, took…

Veterans
PTSD & Personal Responsibility

“War subjects some of its participants to more than any person can bear, and it destroys them. War makes others stronger. For most of us, it leaves a complex legacy.”

13 Hours in Benghazi & C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis wrote that a virtuous patriotism becomes “militant only to protect what it loves.” This theme animates 13 Hours:…

Russian S-400 Missiles in Syria
Faith and History

“With history the final judge of our deeds, let us go forth to lead the land we love, asking His blessing and His help, but knowing that here on earth God’s work must truly be our own.” -John F. Kennedy, January 20, 1961

Lockerbie, Libya & Bloody Human History

A Libyan bomb blew up New York-bound Pan Am Flight 103 out of the sky over Lockerbie, Scotland 27 years…