Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Foreign Affairs”

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

America: Where The Green Light Is Always On

If you read nothing else today, make it the entire Phil Donahue …

Posted September 8th, 2013

Obama Vs. Goliath

The WaPo has been counting votes on the Congressional resolution backing Obama’s …

Posted September 8th, 2013

Their World, Not Ours

Andrew Sullivan links to a video recently shot outside of Cairo, depicting …

Posted July 16th, 2013

South Africa: Old Boss, New Boss

Here’s an incredibly well reported New Republic story from South Africa about …

Posted March 7th, 2013

The Serenity Prayer As A Guide To National Security Policy

You know the so-called Serenity Prayer, beloved of twelve-steppers, right?: God, grant …

Posted February 18th, 2013