Israel

Virtue vs. Relativism and Foreign Policy 

Virtue is a prerequisite to a healthy polity at home, which is in turn necessary for a strong America internationally

To Protect Israelis, the IDF Must Enforce What the UN Won’t

If the UN cannot enforce the disarmament of Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, the IDF will have to step in to make northern Israel safe

Weekend Read: The Biden Administration is Wrong on Rafah

US President Joe Biden and his NSC spokesman John Kirby have erred in recent statements regarding Israel’s presumptive move on Rafah. The errors are not benign.

The War in Gaza Hasn’t Stopped Israeli-Arab Normalization

While some have argued Israeli-Arab normalization will never happen, recent cooperation against Iranian missile attacks proves otherwise

U.S. Congress Demonstrates Global Leadership by Supporting Taiwan, Ukraine, and Israel

Congress’s vote to send military aid to Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine proves that American leadership remains strong in 2024

Missteps Could Derail the Destruction of Hamas

Israel could be on the cusp of a lasting victory, but only if it maintains disciplined fighting

Two Jesuits and Israel: Robert Drinan and Daniel Berrigan

Daniel Berrigan, SJ, and Robert Drinan, SJ, were two of the most prominent American Jesuits ever, but on Israel they vociferously disagreed

The Tragic Paradox of Military Ethics

Tragically, self-imposed restraints on the use of violence tend towards prolonging evil, not minimizing it

“Indiscriminate” Bombing in Gaza

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