An article of mine was in the 12/13/15 Faith and Values section of the Indianapolis Star. Full text here: indianapolisstar.in.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=2b8fd9cb4.
If you couldn't tell in my last two posts on Syria, I oppose intervention. I do so for the following reasons: - Intervention would be at least as much for strategic reasons as for humanitarian ones. Insofar as that is the case, the debate has not reflected it. Any conversation needs to include all of … Continue reading On Syria, pt. III
In light of my last post on Syria it might seem that I've given no way for the US to legitimately act in response to such awful acts. However my intent is to problematize a decision that could be so easily (perhaps rightfully so) cast in stark ethical terms by comparing it to equally tragic, … Continue reading On Syria, pt. II
What has happened in Syria over the last week or so (if not much longer) is horrific and deplorable. I'm not trying in any way to diminish that. However, when we start asking ourselves what our reaction ought to be I think we need to do some more reflecting. My concern is less pragmatic - … Continue reading On Syria