War & Peace

Tom Kean December 07, 2018
Since 2001, attacks worldwide have increased fivefold. From the Sahara Desert to cyberspace, Islamist militants continue to find innovative new ways to extend their reach.
Former President George H.W. Bush arrives on the South Lawn of White House in Washington in May 2008. Bush died at the age of 94 on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
Robert David Sullivan December 01, 2018
Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Mr. Bush died shortly after 10 p.m., about eight months after the death of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush, who died on April 17, 2018, at the age of 92. They were the longest-married presidential couple in U.S. history.
U.N. peacekeepers on a joint patrol with members of the reconstituted Central African Armed Forces in Bangassou, Central African Republic, in August. (UN Photo/Herve Serefio)
Kevin Clarke November 17, 2018
More than 40 people were massacred on Nov. 15 during a guerrilla attack on the Cathedral of Alindao and an adjoining compound.
A military officer plays the original Armistice bugle from 1918 under the Arc de Triomphe on Nov. 11, 2018, in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)
Gerard O’Connell November 11, 2018
From Rome, Pope Francis had a pointed message for world leaders gathered to mark the armistice ending World War I: “It seems that we do not learn!”
America Films November 11, 2018
Phil Klay reflects on his time as a marine during the Iraq War and what it means to be a Catholic writer today.
The 8th Engineer Support Battalion in Amariyah-Ferris - photo by Phil Klay
Phil Klay November 11, 2018
War experience, and trauma more generally, can be an assault not only on one’s physical sense of safety, but on one’s social, moral, and spiritual conception of the world.