Russia-Ukraine War

National Security is Not an Abstraction

“National security” may sound like an abstraction, but in reality it’s anything but

The Real Threat to Religious Freedom in Ukraine

Accusations against Ukraine of religious persecution ignore collaboration between the Russian Orthodox Church and Putin

J. Daryl Charles Christianity & National Security 2023

J. Daryl Charles’ lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. J. Daryl Charles discusses justice, neighborly love, and great power…

The Russo-Ukrainian War as Orthodox-Latin Conflict

The Russo-Ukrainian War may be best described as another episode in the Orthodox-Latin rivalry

What “Democracy” is America Defending?

When Americans say we are defending democracy by supporting Ukraine, what do we mean?

Katechon or Satan? The Russian Deception

“Holy Rus'” is an essential concept in Russian mythology, but also eschatology

The Meaning of the War in Ukraine: The West at a Crossroads

The West must realize that more is at stake with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine than just who controls eastern Ukraine

“Golda,” Nixon & Russia

Perhaps Meir, who supposedly believed Russia never changes, would also note that Russia never learns.

Obstacles to Peace in Ukraine: President Biden and Mr. Trump

America never recognized the USSR’s occupation of the Baltics, but didn’t let it derail our diplomacy. This should be our approach with Ukraine and Crimea.