Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “War”

Jeb Bush ‘Deal’ Breaker

On the Middle East, a plausible Republican candidacy … for 2005

Posted August 13th, 2015

Jeb Bush & Sins of the Brother

Nobody wants to hear a Bush criticizing Democrats on Iraq

Posted August 13th, 2015

Patriotism & the Benedict Option

After 9/11, it was obvious to many conservative Christians what their duty to America was. But now, post-Iraq, and post-Obergefell?

Posted July 30th, 2015

Greece’s Agony

Caught between the Scylla and Charybdis of ruin and revolution

Posted July 20th, 2015

The Guns of August 2015

Are Russia and the West stumbling towards Armageddon?

Posted June 30th, 2015

Who Fights For Liberalism?

What motivates soldier to kill and risk death — and what does not

Posted May 29th, 2015

Iraq & the Liberal Memory Hole

What Democrats conveniently forget about their support for the Iraq War

Posted May 20th, 2015

Heart of Darkness

War and the things we don’t talk about

Posted May 19th, 2015

‘American Sniper': Everybody’s Iraq War Film

A view that American Sniper is the most truth-telling Iraq War film, and why

Posted January 26th, 2015

‘Such Language Is Not Helpful’

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

Posted December 9th, 2014

How Iraq Explains Ferguson

The need to believe is often more powerful than the truth

Posted December 1st, 2014

Their War Was Not Our War

A post-Boomer vet’s dissent on the ‘Fortunate Son’ performance

Posted November 13th, 2014

What Counts as a Patriotic Song?

In defense of Bruce Springsteen playing ‘Fortunate Son’ at the veterans’ concert

Posted November 12th, 2014

Groundhog Day For America

It’s 2002 all over again

Posted September 18th, 2014

Uncle Sam: The Mideast’s Useful Idiot

Once more, into the breach while the region’s governments hold our coat

Posted September 11th, 2014

The Bush ‘Prophecy’

Revisionist history from willfully blind conservatives

Posted September 10th, 2014

Orthodox Jihadis

Some in the Russian Orthodox Church are creating a ‘Rus’ that is anything but holy.

Posted September 8th, 2014