Recent passage of the BUILD Act, which aims to “facilitate market-based private sector development and inclusive economic growth in less developed countries,” presents an ideal opportunity to discuss the thorny issue of foreign aid.
Alan DowdNovember 7, 2018
Robert Kennedy had rejected the anti-Semitism of his father, Ambassador Joe Kennedy, and had pledged to send 50 jet fighters to Israel to help that small, embattled country survive in a sea of enemies. For that, he would pay with his life.
Robert MorrisonJune 5, 2018
Force is always only the form love takes against terrible evil in the last resort when nothing else will protect the innocent, restore justice, and bring about the conditions for peace. The old Chestertonian nugget remains: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
Marc LiVeccheMarch 28, 2018
Almost all nations field armies; fewer, even in 1943, retained a warrior caste who dominated nearly every facet of political and cultural life. In this incisive article, originally published in Christianity and Crisis on March 8, 1943, Robert E. Fitch argues that winning the War and achieving peace stems from breaking the feudal martial classes of Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Tojo’s Imperial Japan.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineFebruary 15, 2018
In nearly every war both sides point to the offenses and wickedness of their enemies, hoping to solidify that they are on the side of morality and godliness and to justify their decision to fight. The Axis Powers of World War II undoubtedly had perverse and wicked aims, but in this article Eduard Heimann argues that the democracies, and particularly the Christians living within them, deserve blame for the war as well.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineJanuary 23, 2018
Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, a joint American and Filipino army desperately defended the Philippines against a Japanese invasion while fighting on both the Bataan Peninsula and Corregidor Island. Despite dim prospects for outside help, the garrison seriously delayed the Japanese timetable for conquest in the Pacific.
Christopher L. KolakowskiSeptember 5, 2017
America’s atomic strike on Nagasaki occurred on August 9, 1945. The date should also be recalled as the start of one of history’s most amazing friendships.
Mark TooleyAugust 9, 2017
A new South Korean film, Operation Chromite, is about a South Korean undercover team that rambunctiously clears the way for Douglas MacArthur’s celebrated 1950 landing at Inchon, which rescued the South from communist North Korean occupation.
Mark TooleyAugust 16, 2016
Last week a delegation of delightful South Korean students visited our office. They all stood respectfully when I arrived, took…
Mark TooleyFebruary 1, 2016