Eli McCarthy, Ph.D., teaches at Georgetown University, in Washington, in Justice and Peace Studies. From 2012 to 2020, he served as the director of justice and peace for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, the leadership conference of all U.S. Catholic men’s religious orders. He also coordinates the D.C. Peace Team, which offers training in nonviolent communication, restorative justice and bystander intervention.
‘If we are unified, Satan will be unable to get in’: A report from an interfaith peace delegation to Ukraine
What can spiritual power do in a war zone? An interfaith peace delegation went to Kyiv to provide pastoral accompaniment and explore ways to break the dynamics of violence.
A “just war” in Ukraine would be a catastrophe for all parties. But a “just peace” framework that recognizes the root causes of the conflict can bring the U.S., Russia and Ukraine to a mutually beneficial outcome.
Now that the president has received support for proposed military strikes in Syria from key Congressional leaders the likelihood of an attack seems more likely Yet rather than deterring behavior or bringing an end to the violence that has already cost more than 100 000 lives U S military strikes
In February the Obama administration 39 s legal argument for the use of armed drones was revealed in the press The ACLU responded with legal critiques and the UN is currently conducting its own analysis Academics have been offering analysis as well such as Michael Walzer and Maryann Cusimano Lov
Some new ideas on how to address the crisis in Syria from Eli S McCarthy professor of Justice and Peace Studies at Georgetown University Is increasing violence civil war and covert support for armed revolution the only options left in Syria Many analysts respond affirmatively However from a