Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Foreign Affairs”

‘Such Language Is Not Helpful’

If we don’t talk about torture, we can pretend America didn’t do it

Posted December 9th, 2014

The Appeal Of Islamofascism

The inspiring religionists of ISIS beheaded poor hostage Jim Foley, as you’ve …

Posted August 20th, 2014

How Will Russia Lose Siberia To China?

Seems to me that the question is not if, but how, and …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Hillary: ‘I’m Responsible But Not Guilty’

According to Erik Wemple at the WaPo, Diane Sawyer committed an exemplary …

Posted June 10th, 2014

This Cannot End Well In India

Good times on election eve in the world’s biggest democracy: “We can …

Posted May 11th, 2014

Rand Paul: Cheney Pushed War For Halliburton

Dick Cheney has been laying into Rand Paul lately over his supposed …

Posted April 8th, 2014

No, Sen. McCain, We Are Americans

Quoting administration sources, the Washington Post reports that Russian troops have invaded …

Posted February 28th, 2014

The Brave Monks Of Kiev

Via Elizabeth Scalia, here’s a story, with astonishing photos, of Orthodox monks …

Posted January 28th, 2014

Die, Half-Hearted Clapper, Die!

From the official obituary, sort of, of Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong …

Posted December 13th, 2013

The War Of All Against All

The other day, Dan McCarthy recommended this short piece in The Guardian …

Posted November 28th, 2013

Typhoon Buzzsaw

Supertyphoon Haiyan, now hitting the Philippines. One of the worst storms ever …

Posted November 8th, 2013

Afghanistan’s Choice: Fanatics Or Pederasts?

Here’s one good thing you can say about the Taliban: when they …

Posted November 4th, 2013

Putin & The Permanent Things

Vladimir Putin gave a major speech in Russia the other day. The …

Posted September 26th, 2013

Washington: Syrian Jihadists’ Useful Idiots

According to a new UK defense think tank study, about half the …

Posted September 16th, 2013

Where Putin Was Right

Paul Pillar at The National Interest says that Vladimir Putin’s op-ed was …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Of Moralism And Munich

“So this is our Munich moment,” Secretary of State John Kerry said …

Posted September 8th, 2013

Maaloula Has Fallen To The Jihadists

The ancient Christian village of Maaloula has fallen: Rami Abdurrahman of the …

Posted September 8th, 2013