War and Peace
The United States commences air strikes against ISIS, without a clear sense of what can be achieved and without authorization from Congress.
David Kertzer traces the church’s relationship to Italian fascism through a series of vivid biographical sketches.
Though an intelligence agency operates largely in secret, its credibility depends on respect for the law and clear accountability.
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.
Tom Cornell has been a part of the Catholic Worker movement for more than sixty years. He started in 1953 when he was nineteen years old.
In her biography of Siegfried Sassoon, Jean Moorcroft Wilson posits that “a study of his life is a study of his age.” In fact Sassoon’s life spanned several ages.
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.
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.