War and Peace
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.
How far will Vladimir Putin go? The Russian president has answered the question himself, saying his country has no further demands to make on Ukraine.
Robert Gates’s memoir has been criticized, but just as he did his duty to his commanders-in-chief, he now does his duty to his fellow citizens.
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.