WWII

What “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare” Gets Right and Wrong About Killing

The major difference between Guy Ritchie’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare(MUW) and the historical operation that the film depicts is the…

NATO’s Future is Churchillian, Not Wilsonian

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

“Indiscriminate” Bombing in Gaza

The sight of destroyed buildings in Gaza is tragic, but are Israel’s attacks “indiscriminate?”

Joseph Loconte Christianity & National Security 2023

Joseph Loconte’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Joseph Loconte discusses C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and their perspectives on…

Eric Patterson Christianity & National Security 2023

Eric Patterson’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023.

Eric Patterson discusses the just war tradition, the Augustine nature of Christian realism, and international order. The following is a transcript of the event.

A Decent Respect to the Opinions of Mankind

Non-Americans have long seen America as a fairer international dealer than her rivals. But why?

God or Godzilla?: Oppenheimer and the Dangers of Taking Nuclear Metaphors Too Literally

Some spiritual interpretations of atomic warfare are perfectly valid – others are positively radioactive

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People Were Not Directly In the Atomic Crosshairs

We can rightly regret the necessity of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But their primary purpose was never the killing of large numbers of civilians.

Cancelling Churchill: Did Sir Winston Cause the Bengal Famine?

Attempts to tear down the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill are really just attempts to tear down the legacy of the West itself.

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