Ukraine

The Borderlands of the West

More concerning to East-Central Europe than renewed threats from Russia is the lack of consensus over what the West stands for  

Virtue vs. Relativism and Foreign Policy 

Virtue is a prerequisite to a healthy polity at home, which is in turn necessary for a strong America internationally

Conflicts May be Long, But Are Not “Forever Wars” 

The phrase ‘forever war’ conveys the ahistorical and exaggerated premise that, if a war is long, it is therefore unwinnable and not worth fighting. 

Washington is Misreading Early Chapters of Cold War II

Viewed broadly, the war against Hamas is just one theater of Cold War II

How Can Ukraine Negotiate if Putin Denies Ukraine’s Existence? 

Without achieving a substantive victory against Russia, Ukraine knows it will cease to exist as a country

U.S. Congress Demonstrates Global Leadership by Supporting Taiwan, Ukraine, and Israel

Congress’s vote to send military aid to Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine proves that American leadership remains strong in 2024

Leaving Home to Fight for Peace 

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

Should Friends of Ukraine Root for Trump Over Biden?

Could Trump prove more capable than Biden at securing a lasting peace in Eastern Europe?

Holy Mary, Mother of Vlad: Blessed Virgins, Indestructible Icons and Putin’s Military Miracles

The Kremlin is busily deploying a new weapon to boost their troops’ flagging morale: counterfeit miracles of Christ, Mary and the Saints.