War and Peace
The just-war pacifist begins with a thoroughly realist assumption—that foreign policy is seldom if ever guided by rigorous just-war precepts.
Events that trigger major international conflicts often appear small in retrospect. What's happening in Ukraine provides another example of this paradox.
Catholics have special reason to care about Jeff McMahan’s work on the question of just war and the debates it has sparked.
If you doubt the cost of indulging in political pieties rather than political organizing, compare the influence of Occupy Wall Street with the Tea Party.
Iran’s nuclear ambitions are a serious problem, but demanding complete Iranian capitulation, either at the negotiating table or on the battlefield, is no solution.
In spite of historical lessons, blank checks remain the currency of allied nations. During the twentieth century, seemingly competent leaders have issued them.
'Story of a Secret State' promises an insider’s perspective on Poland’s Home Army, the largest resistance organization in Nazi-occupied Europe --- and delivers it.
'The Irony of American History' shines a klieg light on the so-called war on terror and the current debate over the operations of our “national security state."
It is ever more important that transparency and accountability be built into the government’s antiterrorism efforts.
On the thirtieth anniversary of Joseph Bernardin's lecture on the consistent ethic of life, four contributors reflect on its meaning for today's church.
In his Fordham lecture Bernardin mentions abortion ten times. The word “fetus” appears twice, but the words “woman” and “women” do not appear at all.
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