Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “war”

What Counts as a Patriotic Song?

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

Posted November 12th, 2014

Back To Iraq

And into Syria on the side of rebels who desecrated Christian holy sites

Posted September 16th, 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

Liberal Christians: Kill ISIS With Peacenikkery

If waging war against ISIS isn’t just, what war is?

Posted September 5th, 2014

We Had Better Start Getting Religion

… in the sense of understanding religion. So says Damien Thompson of …

Posted August 13th, 2014

What If Hamas Could Win

I’ve not had much to say about the Gaza war because what …

Posted August 5th, 2014

France, Friend Of Iraqi Christians

The nation that opposed the 2003 US attack against Iraq is now …

Posted July 28th, 2014

Bacevich On The Greater Middle East War

A reader passes on a short, clarifying essay by Andrew Bacevich titled …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

The Monster Putin Created

David Remnick writes about a recent talk he had with former Putin …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia Vs. Ukraine Is Not Our War

A reader e-mails: Some of your commentators have challenged you: “Yeah, but …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Gavrilo Princip & The Domino Theory

It was 100 years ago today that Gavrilo Princip murdered Archduke Franz …

Posted June 28th, 2014

The Case That Obama Lost Iraq

Liberal commentator Peter Beinart makes it: Yes, the Iraq War was a …

Posted June 24th, 2014

Iraq: George W. Bush’s Vietnam

According to the Times, Western military experts have concluded that the Iraqi …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

The Iraq Mess Is Not Obama’s Fault

Via Andrew Sullivan, here is an admirable quote by Glenn Beck: From …

Posted June 18th, 2014

For The Middle East, ‘A Time Of Festering’

Michael J. Totten says the Middle East is finally going to have …

Posted June 13th, 2014