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
Thomas Farr, associate professor of religion and international affairs at Georgetown University and former director of the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom, assesses the progress that’s been made in advancing religious freedom one year after President Obama’s Cairo speech to the Muslim world. More
Former diplomat Thomas Farr is concerned the Obama administration has yet to fill this important position. More
Political philosopher Tod Lindberg, author of "The Political Teachings of Jesus," reflects on the role of values in presidential approaches to foreign policy and how to translate ethics into policy.
Anna Greenberg, senior vice president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, presented the results of a Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly/UN Foundation national survey on how religion shapes American perceptions about US foreign policy priorities and commitments.
John Hamre, president and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, remarks on the importance of the religious impulse in foreign policy and government's "intellectual blinders" when it comes to understanding religion's role.