Soviet Union (USSR)

Defending Heritage and Faith: Navigating the Intersection of Christianity and Nationalism in Hungary

Traditional values and religious freedom are increasingly perceived as contradictory, but they do not have to be.

Getting Russia Right

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

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’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.

Carl F.H. Henry and Communism: The Failure of Liberal Protestantism and the Opportunity for Evangelical Public Theology

Rediscovered Notes on the 75th Anniversary of The Uneasy Conscience Reveal Convictions of Carl Henry.

One Less Irony

Niebuhr realized that an overweening faith in the powers of human rationality was a severely misplaced and perpetual threat which has reemerged in 2022 America. 

The Man Who Tore Down the Wall

Gorbachev was different from all his predecessors. He knew how cruel the Soviet system was.

Xi’s Color Revolution Obsession

Xi Jinping is rolling out strategy to prohibit “western influences” in Chinese society from repeating so-called Color Revolutions such as those in the post-USSR.

The Politics of Rescue

Biden fears escalation; this plays into the hands of Putin, the former KGB operative, who exploits the West’s moral weakness with both cunning and barbarism.