Whose mistakes led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine?
Alan DowdMay 17, 2023
When discussing the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, it’s important to recall the circumstances that led to the conflict.
Alan DowdApril 3, 2023
“The Afghanistan Papers” by Craig Whitlock is modeled on the Pentagon Papers, which charged that the Johnson administration systematically lied to Congress and the public about the Vietnam War. This book makes the same charge against the Bush and Obama administrations.
Judith Mendelsohn RoodDecember 9, 2021
In her 2003 book Just War Against Terror, Jean Bethke Elshtain argued for a new paradigm for a just war: the fight against global terrorism, particularly terrorism perpetrated by followers of militant Islam. Twenty years after 9/11, this claim is due for revisiting.
Debra EricksonOctober 6, 2021
Robert G. Morrison reflects on the fall of Afghanistan and the lack of religious freedom there.
Robert MorrisonAugust 25, 2021
As the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 looms, President Joe Biden has rushed to pull US troops out of Afghanistan. What are we to make of all of this?
Eric PattersonJuly 21, 2021
Today we’re covering three scintillating pieces from Providence this week, one on the Israel and Hamas conflict, another on a new book about the Iraq War, and thirdly, one by yours truly on the New Whiggery.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVeccheMay 24, 2021
Robert Draper’s book To Start a War details why the Bush administration made a gravely mistaken decision, despite having clearly met the jus ad bellum criteria of “right intention.”
Keith PavlischekMay 21, 2021
The fact that Americans have shifted their focus back to domestic concerns isn’t abnormal or un-American. It is the predictable resurgence of the two domestically focused schools of the American foreign policy tradition.
Walter Russell Mead & Grady NixonAugust 18, 2020