Recent Times Columns:
- Trump and the Lord’s Work
May 3rd 2016
To get the nation’s politics unstuck, the intransigent version of the Republican Party had to be destroyed.
- Out of Africa, Part III
April 27th 2016
In Senegal, a rap artist and a weatherman both worry for their nation’s future.
- Out of Africa, Part II
April 20th 2016
A farming village too parched to sustain crops is also losing its men, who leave in search of work to support their families.
- Out of Africa
April 13th 2016
In a city in the Sahara, migrants assemble with hopes of escaping to a better life.
- Impossible Missions
April 6th 2016
For two decades, America’s foreign policy was driven by nation-building abroad, and it failed.
- When the Necessary Is Impossible
March 30th 2016
Stabilizing Iraq and Syria depends on crushing ISIS and Shiites and Sunnis agreeing to share power.
- Does Obama Have This Right?
March 23rd 2016
The president seems so intent on avoiding any Mideast invasion that he is underestimating the cost of his passivity.
- What If?
March 21st 2016
What if the eras of the E.U., high growth in China, expensive oil and newly independent nations’ economic foundations are all over?