The real 2020 questions about the US-China contest lie in how they influence the context for global trade, technology standards, military tools, and power projection.
Emily de la Bruyere & Nate PicarsicJanuary 22, 2020
Should US missionaries collaborate with US intelligence services? What if one’s home government invited the missionary to use lethal authorized force against a known terrorist target?
Ben PalkaOctober 18, 2019
Two Christian schools of thought might support covert operations and espionage: the just war tradition and a kind of “dirty hands” moralism. The dirty hands view says all those in political power must unavoidably resort to evil for the common good. The just war tradition has a different approach.
Darrell ColeOctober 24, 2018
When is lying permissible in war? Mark Coppenger indicates several instances in the Christian just war tradition but insists there is no room for perfidy or treachery.
Mark CoppengerJune 15, 2018
There is no nation in which we can place total faith.
Darrell ColeJune 11, 2018
John Brennan, who could be credibly blamed as one of the waterboarding program’s chief supporters, seems to escape with little to no blame, while Gina Haspel, who was carrying out the orders of her higher-ups, gets accused of moral impropriety because she was tasked with implementing their plan.
Daniel StrandMay 21, 2018
Following the Christian just war tradition, could the assassination of Syria’s Bashar al-Assad be justified, despite its illegal nature?
Darrell ColeApril 18, 2018
Can a Christian support using sleep deprivation against known terrorists to gain valuable intelligence that could save lives?
Daniel StrandMarch 23, 2018
If Russian agents in the UK tried to kill Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Russian agents should pay.
Darrell ColeMarch 13, 2018