A Blindsided U.S. Foreign Policy?

Blindside—U.S. Foreign Policy

My post is up at Real Clear Defense. Close watching required: this issue isn’t going to go away any time soon.

Syria and the Christian Statesman

Western moral ethics has a long tradition of protecting the innocent. At least since the Christian teaching to care for the least among us (Mt 24:40), ethicists have advocated that the responsibility to protect takes a variety of forms, including a central concern for those who are suffering beyond the borders of one’s nations. It should not surprise us then, that the strife in Syria and recent “Kony 2012” video have captured the attention of liberal and conservative alike.

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