St. Thomas Aquinas knew more than his modern emendators do about grounding his just war deliberations—and much else—in the cardinal moral virtue of prudence.
Robert G. KaufmanSeptember 27, 2017
One of the hardest things for the American people to understand about the war unleashed on September 11 is that, 16 years in, we may be closer to its beginning than its conclusion.
Alan DowdSeptember 11, 2017
Determining when and where to serve “the interest of humanity” is not a science. In a broken world, American policymakers must seek the counsel of the heart and the head, aim for the achievable, and choose the least-bad option.
Alan DowdSeptember 6, 2017
Every president faces a devil’s choice between stability and security on the one hand and our founding values on the other.
Joshua CayetanoAugust 17, 2017
As we assess Trump’s early foreign policy moves and first international tour, it helps to look back upon Obama’s. Here, then, are passages from A Perilous Path.
Anne R. PierceJune 5, 2017
Preoccupation with “empire” by some American Christian elites may be back now that Donald Trump is president.
Mark TooleyMay 24, 2017
There are legitimate reasons to brace for the worst on the Korean Peninsula. The challenge in bracing for the worst is to not hasten the worst.
Alan DowdApril 20, 2017
It’s been widely noted that the U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian airbase seem at odds with Donald Trump’s electioneering opposition to American intervention. But there should be little surprise.
Mark TooleyApril 11, 2017
President George W. Bush’s Portraits of Courage can help the nation, and especially the Church, better understand wounded warriors.
Mark MeltonApril 5, 2017
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