Tag: Barack Obama

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    “The Democrats’ faith outreach in 2010 hasn’t been anything like it was in 2008…They really needed to ramp up their faith outreach, and they haven’t done that.” More

    October 29, 2010 | Comments

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    Some ethicists and philosophers say economic sanctions should be subject to the same moral scrutiny given to the use of military force and should require the same level of ethical justification as acts of war. More

    September 13, 2010 | Comments

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    Was it worth it? Was it just? Did the good exceed the harm? William Galston and Michael Cromartie discuss the costs and consequences of the Iraq war as the US ends its combat mssion. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    We need the prophetic dimension of all our religious tradition to navigate the darkness of war and to restrain our declarations of “peace when there is no peace,” as the Hebrew prophets said.
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    September 2, 2010 | Comments

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    “As Americans now endeavor to ‘turn the page,’ we must determine whether the irrevocable past will endure like a nightmare in our efforts at world leadership or whether we will be capable of the repentance, reformation, and simple good-neighborliness that will be necessary to restore those nonmilitary aspects of our power.” More

    September 2, 2010 | Comments

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    “If a war is unjust then the duty to establish postwar justice is all the more imperative, even though that won’t retroactively make it a just war.” More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    “President Obama needed to provide a more affirmative vision of successes in Iraq, a vision that casts it as a victory over totalitarianism, which has always been a central aspect of America’s civilizing mission.” More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    Kim Lawton looks at how the US works out the sometimes complicated relationship between freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion. More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    “Isn’t Obama’s Christianity a private matter? Isn’t it peripheral to the real issues at hand? Not right now. The culture is desperate for adult guidance when it comes to religion.” More

    August 23, 2010 | Comments

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    In a new book, this historian and professor of international relations writes that America’s long military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq “demonstrated the folly of imagining that war could be mastered” and demolished “Washington’s pretensions to moral superiority.” More

    August 6, 2010 | Comments

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