Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “war”

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

Will Ukraine Crisis Spark World War III?

Graham Allison consider it a remote possibility, but not as remote as …

Posted May 11th, 2014

What’s Russia’s Game?

As events have unfolded rapidly today, I find myself perplexed over why …

Posted March 1st, 2014

No, Sen. McCain, We Are Americans

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

Posted February 28th, 2014

Is A Country’s Character Its Destiny?

Tom Streithorst reflects on what the world wars changed — and didn’t. …

Posted February 24th, 2014

Gates Criticism Makes Obama Wrong How?

From Greg Jaffe’s WaPo review of Robert Gates’ new memoir: He recounts …

Posted January 7th, 2014

The Names Change, The Lies Do Not

If Seymour Hersh’s reporting is correct, the Obama Administration is no better …

Posted December 8th, 2013

The Faces Of War

From a photo project showing the transformation of the faces of soldiers …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Traumatized Troops Lack Faith?

Yes, according to historian David Barton and televangelist Kenneth Copeland: On a …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Syria Letters & American Exceptionalism

I don’t often read Letters columns in magazines, but for some reason …

Posted September 18th, 2013