The Disastrous Kissinger Era Comes to an End

The Disastrous Kissinger Era Comes to an End

On November 28, 2023, Henry Kissinger died at 100. The former secretary of state advised ten presidents and participated in countless international forums. Until the end, he visited with foreign statesmen and wrote op-eds in major media. Few were the honors he did not receive. All doors were open to him. His death signals more … Read more

The West at War

The West at War

Allahu Akbar!—“Allah is great!” This cry has resounded all over the world through the videos that documented the violence of Islamic militants against women, children and young people of all nationalities, massacred or kidnapped on October 7, 2023, while an avalanche of rockets beat down on Israel. The same invocation—Allahu Akbar!—rang out again in the … Read more

Why China’s Pursuit of World Leadership Will be a Disaster if it Succeeds

Why China’s Pursuit of World Leadership Will be a Disaster if it Succeeds

China’s rapid rise to global prominence, both economically and politically, has rightly raised concerns in the international community. President Xi Jinping’s desire for greater influence and world leadership is manifested through aggressive expansion of its military power, increasing economic ties and loan packages and an assertive diplomatic offensive meant to overshadow America and the West. … Read more

The 2022 Year in Review: A Civil War in the Catholic Church and a Shooting War in Europe Reveal an Unprecedented Ideological Confrontation

The 2022 Year in Review: A Civil War in the Catholic Church and a Shooting War in Europe Reveal an Unprecedented Ideological Confrontation

The Cold War earned its name because the superpowers, apart from a few proxy wars around the world, never began a direct conflict with each other. But at the time, the ideological confrontation between communism and anti-communism seemed certain to lead to war in Europe, as it did in Korea, Vietnam, and elsewhere. After the … Read more

Liberalism vs. Putinism: A False Dilemma

Liberalism vs. Putinism: A False Dilemma

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, most of the focus attention has been on the military and humanitarian aspects of the conflict. The war is, after all, a geopolitical earthquake, the worst fighting and refugee crisis on European soil since World War II. It is possible that the war in Ukraine will … Read more

When Will Our Eyes Finally Open Regarding Cuba?

When Will Our Eyes Finally Open Regarding Cuba?

Is the term “reactionary” flattering or pejorative? Some progressive readers will answer that, of course, it is pejorative! I think this is a simplistic way to answer. A reactionary is someone who reacts. What would the world be like if no one reacted against error, evil, ignorance, poverty, disease, etc.? There are good and necessary … Read more