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Posts in category “War”

The Tragedy Of Franco’s Spain

Peter Hitchens: He beat the Communists, thank God, but he was not a good man

Posted January 9th, 2019

Roots Of Spanish Anticlericalism

Catholic author Leon J. Podles says it comes from machismo and a belief that the Church is a feminizing force

Posted January 1st, 2019

Learning From The Spanish Civil War

Is the fate of the Spanish Republic our own? A great 1983 documentary raises the question

Posted January 1st, 2019

‘Losing’ Syria

How can America ‘lose’ what was never its own to begin with?

Posted December 22nd, 2018

Out Of Syria, Afghanistan

The American establishment never met a war it didn’t love

Posted December 21st, 2018

Secession, Schism, & Catholic Civil War

Andrew Delbanco’s new book about the fugitive slaves has relevance for our own time. Take the Catholic Church’s problems, for example

Posted November 27th, 2018

The Day The Great War Ended

The armistice was signed on November 11, 1918

Posted November 11th, 2018

The Meaning Of Brent Taylor’s Death

A heroic American killed in Afghanistan by one of the men he had come to help

Posted November 5th, 2018

Dying For Montenegro

Tucker Carlson’s simple question is a dagger at the heart of the bloated NATO alliance

Posted July 17th, 2018

The Dogs Of War Are Back

Iran, Iraq, and America’s determination to learn nothing from its foolishness

Posted May 14th, 2018

9/11, War, & A Torn Flag

Trump barrels headlong into war with Russia, as America’s unwinding proceeds

Posted April 11th, 2018

Before The (New) Syria War Begins

After US bombs stop falling, what then?

Posted April 10th, 2018

John Bolton: Dog Of War

Remember when some of us thought that Trump would be less warmongering than Hillary?

Posted March 23rd, 2018

The Saudi ‘Cakewalk’ Into Iran

Pro-war propaganda video goes viral, lights up Arab social media

Posted December 20th, 2017

Mr. Trump Meets Dr. Strangelove

Presidential man-child engages in trash-talking with a nuclear-armed power

Posted September 24th, 2017

This Crisis? It’s Nothing

America has seen worse before. Like 1968 to 1973

Posted September 20th, 2017

Trump Surrenders To The Generals

Remember non-interventionist Trump? Neither does Trump

Posted August 22nd, 2017