Videogames today increasingly seek to enlist a new generation of keyboard warriors and toy soldiers.
Steven TuckerMarch 1, 2023
Elizabeth always continued on – duty, faith, and family at the heart of her mission. While Western Europe lost its faith, she held fast.
Ryan N. DankerSeptember 12, 2022
In her 2003 book Just War Against Terror, Jean Bethke Elshtain argued for a new paradigm for a just war: the fight against global terrorism, particularly terrorism perpetrated by followers of militant Islam. Twenty years after 9/11, this claim is due for revisiting.
Debra EricksonOctober 6, 2021
History may not repeat itself, as Mark Twain is credited with saying, but it does indeed rhyme sometimes. Sadly, the American people and their leaders are not interested in the rhymes or lessons of history.
Alan DowdJuly 12, 2021
As shocking as the January 6 lawlessness was, I was surprised how quickly people who should know better switched gears and called for some version of the Global War on Terror to be fought—not on some distant desert or foreign mountain top—but inside America against American citizens.
Alberto M. FernandezJanuary 22, 2021
In the almost-19 years since they dispatched their military to Afghanistan, US policymakers and the people they represent have learned, relearned, and unlearned several lessons.
Alan DowdApril 6, 2020
If history is any guide, we will regret abandoning Afghanistan (again), trusting the Taliban and disengaging from the world around us.
Alan DowdSeptember 10, 2019
If an assessment of and recommitment to human rights protections is the mandate of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, I humbly suggest they study the current status of the most basic rights and lessons to be drawn from the post-9/11 context.
Joseph E. CapizziJuly 22, 2019
In fact, this finger-in-the-dam strategy is the best available option given America’s de facto preference to enjoy relative freedom from jihadist violence without the expense of solving the root problems from which jihadism springs. This style of frontier warfare is the price America pays for regional order on the cheap.
Paul D. MillerDecember 21, 2018