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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.

Cluster Munitions and the Moral High Ground

The use of cluster munitions is not inherently immoral.

Thomas Paine’s Enduring Wisdom

Thomas Paine was an inspiration to the founders and still has lessons for today

Iran Does Not Need Feminism, It Needs Freedom

Protesting the mandatory hijab law will never change Iran until the government respects religious freedom.

Moral vs. Immoral Resistance Part I: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Non-Violent Direct Action

Part I of Eric Patterson’s four part series on the Just War Tradition

Global Strategy, Regional Tactics

Although the threats to the American-led world order are linked at a strategic level, dealing with each successfully requires different regional tactics.

Re-Forest The Slash—For Peace in Ukraine

Re-foresting The Slash between the United States and Canada could be the model for a Slash between Russia and Ukraine.

Blinken’s Chance in the South Caucasus

Secretary of State Blinken has the opportunity to remedy the situation in the South Caucasus

Words of War

A profile of Ukraine’s 68th Jaeger Brigade