What Does Great Lent Mean For Us Today?

- March 21, 2014

We are already in the second week of the Great Lent, which is going to lead us in front of an empty tomb, the tomb of the Resurrected Christ.

Read Gates’ Book Before Quoting Him

- February 23, 2014

Having served on the periphery of Robert Gates’ life during my career, the screaming headlines about his “tell all” memoir of his tenure as Secretary […]

Turkey’s Military Back in Business

- February 23, 2014

Ten years into power, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s administration may have to face a familiar foe to stay that way: the military he ousted.

The World is Spinning Out of Control Fast

- February 8, 2014

A distinguished U.S. diplomat, the late Larry Eagleburger, quipped in 1979 we would soon miss the USSR. He was a little premature on the “soon” but correct otherwise.

Climate Change: Crisis or Opportunity?

- January 31, 2014

Whether or not one agrees that climate change directly affects our lives, there is no disputing that weather patterns have changed in the last few […]

Turkey’s Schizophrenia Pushes EU Away

- January 25, 2014

Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s seems to have accepted his country will never become a member of the European Union despite its economic attractions.