A Lament for War: Director Jasmin Dizdar on his Holocaust Film “The Chosen” and His Family History.
Judith Mendelsohn RoodJanuary 27, 2023
Few have discussed Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s formative early years of public service prior to joining Biden’s staff, years when our paths crossed.
Matt GobushMarch 2, 2021
The dispute over Macedonia’s name began in 1991 after the country broke away from Yugoslavia, but now it has decided with Greece on a new name. This is good news for the United States.
Alan DowdJune 21, 2018
HBO’s The Final Year traverses the globe, from Africa to the Arctic, Havana to Hanoi, but it is in Syria where the cockfight personified by Samantha Power and Ben Rhodes climaxes. Indeed, President Obama claims that “on no other issue was there such a split” between them.
Matt GobushMarch 12, 2018
As daunting as it may be, closing the God gap is a necessary step to improving communication with Russia and other important actors in international affairs.
Gordon R. MiddletonMarch 2, 2018
What does NATO need to do going forward? The short answer: more and less.
Alan DowdFebruary 23, 2018
In this convicting article, originally published in Christianity and Crisis on March 8, 1943, Editor Howard C. Robbins decries isolationism as the ideology of less prosperous and influential times. He exhorts the United States to assume the responsibility demanded of a large nation-state and work to “end international anarchy.” Evoking the spirit of George Washington’s Farewell Address, Robbins pleads the United States to embrace a central role in international politics. Furthermore, he implores the American public to follow in Washington’s footsteps by shedding partisan politics.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineFebruary 2, 2018
The much-maligned League of Nations experienced difficulties and shortcomings, which are visible in the functioning of the modern UN – and to a lesser extent, the International Criminal Court. George Stewart provides no less than thirteen reasons for the League’s failure, foremost among them the United States’ refusal to join, despite President Wilson’s labors as the prime architect. Stewart’s criticism of the League’s weaknesses, in its simultaneous impotence and incompetence, serves as a reminder for the need of robust, yet practical, international structures.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineJanuary 26, 2018
This perceptive article written by Henry P. Van Dusen during World War II conveys the import of Christian solidarity to help secure an Allied victory and overcome the deeper cultural and social issues that they face.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineJuly 24, 2017