Ukraine War

Ukraine after One Year: A Sober Assessment

After years of appeasement and failing to reckon with a reborn Russian imperialism, the U.S. and NATO nations are awaking from their moral and military slumber.

Getting Russia Right

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

Can Ukraine Win the War?

Ukraine is under no obligation to surrender.

Deter Conventional Wars to Avoid Nuclear Precipice

In 1983, Just War scholar William O’Brien wrote: “The greatest threats to the free world do not arise from the…

A Poetic Lament for Ukraine

And so my thoughts turned t’ward the day 
when God will have the final say. 

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.

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.