War and Peace
Israel’s bombing and invasion of Gaza raises questions about the ethics of military strife in an era when war has become asymmetrical.
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.
There are no political neutrals—not even among churchmen or poets. Two Irish poets help illustrate this point: William Butler Yeats and Seamus Heaney.
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.
in 1901, U.S. troops took as war booty some church bells that were rung as a signal for Filipino insurgents. For decades, Filipinos have been urging their return.
Robert Kagan endeavors to beguile while constructing a version of “truth” that ignores inconvenient facts. There’s a name for this technique: It’s called propaganda.
A frightening, journalistic take on nuclear-weapon history and mishap, and a frightening, philosophical critique of the existential dilemma of nuclear weapons.
People don't like being told of atrocities. They don't like atrocious problems. They don't like problems which might perchance result in some self-...
The statement released by the United States, European Union, Ukraine, and Russia after talks in Geneva has done little to bring the Ukrainian crisis to an end.
Four books on the failures of moral imagination and political will, spread across the political landscape, that doomed Europe to decades of totalitarian terror.