Winston Churchill

Bearing the Burden

With the Middle East on fire, Europe on edge, Russia on the march, and China on the rise, America’s interlocking system of alliances is more important now than at any time since the beginning of the Cold War.

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Churchill’s White House Bust & Spirit of Liberty

A bust of Winston Churchill, on loan from the British government, has returned to the Oval Office after having been controversially returned to the British.

Did God Laugh at Trump’s Inauguration?
Did God Laugh at Trump’s Inauguration?

There wasn’t much laughing at Trump’s inauguration, but then presidential inaugurations are solemn affairs.

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Countdown to Infamy

President Franklin Roosevelt called the Japanese surprise attack on December 7 “a date which will live in infamy.” Perhaps an even greater infamy was the vacuous form of liberalism that denied the existence of radical evil, making it almost incapable of distinguishing between flawed democracies and fascist barbarism.

The Failure to Protect: Syria, the Christian Church, and Humanitarian Intervention
The Failure to Protect: Syria, the Christian Church, and Humanitarian Intervention

The Responsibility to Protect owes its greatest debt to a religiously rooted approach to achieving peace with justice, the Christian just war tradition.

“The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942” by Nigel Hamilton

Hamilton’s version of history is appealing to American ears, especially to FDR fans.

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Churchill, FDR, and the Atlantic Charter

Nearly two years after the start of the Second World War—with most of continental Europe under German occupation—Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill held their first wartime meeting, where they drafted the Atlantic Charter.

Churchill’s Never Surrender & God’s Good Time

Yesterday June 6 was the anniversary of D-Day. June 4 was the anniversary of Churchill’s most famous speech, his “Never…

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Winston Churchill and the Crisis of American Leadership

Throughout his presidency, Obama has appeared profoundly uncomfortable with the qualities most often associated with Churchill: martial resolve, moral clarity, and supreme confidence in the transcendent ideals of Western Civilization.