Instead of accepting the cold calculus of politicians, we should look to something deeper for clues about the real sources of peace and conflict.
Recent evidence suggests that if we intervene in Syria, we are less likely to end the suffering than to compound it, stretching the killing out over decades.
The United States commences air strikes against ISIS, without a clear sense of what can be achieved and without authorization from Congress.
The president has reason to be frustrated that one sentence ripped out of context can paint a picture of a directionless approach to the world.
Do certain seemingly insignificant habits have a profound impact on our lives—on our success in school, at work, and even in our marriages?
If revanchism seems far-fetched, even old-fashioned, consider the passions at work today in familiar trouble spots.
Does the threat of ISIS justify expanding military involvement in Iraq? Obama faces a decision he set out to avoid.
Irish Catholicism’s abuse crises are more than just an Irish problem, and more than just a Catholic problem.
The fragile economy of Uganda's Karamoja region is one that is based on cattle, just as life is, and that life has never been easy.
A friendship between two priests manifests the possibility of different relations between Orthodoxy and Catholicism in easternmost Europe.
The current situation in Iraq may pull the United States back into that country, and thus threatens to undermine Obama’s efforts to reorient American foreign policy.