Russian Invasion of Ukraine (2022)

Just War and the Changing Face of Armed Conflict

Understanding the Chinese idea of Just War is essential to understanding Chinese military doctrine.

Getting Russia Right

Richard John Neuhaus was always fond of reminding those drawn to the seductions of modern secular political faiths that they…

Don’t Fall for the Kremlin’s Weaponization of Orthodox Christianity

Early last month, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy triggered a firestorm of condemnation from many Very Online social media accounts, some…

Preparing for Peace? Our Responsibilities to Ukraine

Two op/ed pieces, appearing in recent days in the Wall Street Journal, take very different views of ending the war…

Potemkin Pillages: Putin As Cultural Grave-Robber

When our own statue-toppling Western culture-warriors seek to empty our museums and metaphorically shoot busts of our own national heroes through the skull here at home, they should consider the implications. Revisionist culture-wars may one day prevent nations from defending themselves properly in real shooting-wars.

ALEXANDER DUGIN: Critique, Confrontation, and Chrysalis

Alexander Dugin is a serious scholar, a genuine intellectual, and a provocative social scientist who may be not unworthily pronounced the most formidable theoretical opponent of Western liberalism since Lenin.

Ukraine drones
The Constants of Changing War

The unprecedented use of drones in the Ukraine war have transformed the modern battlefield. At the same time, nothing has changed.

Is Putin Right To Call The West ‘Satanic’? 

For Orthodox Archpriest Alexander Novopashin, “Satanism” is really a synonym for entropy, or “the Evil that dissolves societies like a hydra with its many tentacles”.

Alexander’s Crumbling Wall: The Caucasus Order on the Brink of Collapse

The fragile peace the Russia has experienced by granting autonomy to ethnic minorities may unravel under the strains of the Ukrainian Invasion.