United Nations (UN)

To Protect Israelis, the IDF Must Enforce What the UN Won’t

If the UN cannot enforce the disarmament of Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, the IDF will have to step in to make northern Israel safe

Is April 5 Still the UN’s International Day of Conscience?  

April 5th is the UN’s International Day of Conscience, but does the world still care about freedom of conscience?

Human Rights are Not Served by the UN’s Demoralized and Corrupted Universalism 

The concept of individual, inherent natural rights as negative liberty has been merged into a capacious and still proliferating array of other rights

What “Democracy” is America Defending?

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

The Morality of a Revised Monroe

In the 21st Century, do we need a revised Monroe Doctrine?

Natural Law and International Justice: A Moral Case for Coercive Intervention

When do nations have not only the option of but the responsibility to intervene in the affairs of other nations?

Clarifying the Terms of Debate Over a Once-Popular War

When discussing the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, it’s important to recall the circumstances that led to the conflict.

Neville Chamberlain declaring peace in his time: September 30, 1938
The Folly of Wishful Thinking Idealism: the Indwelling Sin of All Men

Wishful Thinking Idealism, unlike Christian Realism, believes that everyone, even competition, is fundamentally reasonable.

UN Releases Uighur Human Rights Report Despite Chinese Intimidation

The Uighurs would be in a very different situation if we could get Middle Eastern governments to restrict the flow of oil to China or if South Asian governments would say no to China’s tempting low-interest infrastructure projects.