All Rise for Chairman Powell

Operation Desert Storm presents us with the opportunity to observe America's military establishment in serious action.

Kurt M. Campbell

A Primer for Conservatives

The eruption of hot war in the Persian Gulf has imposed a ceasefire in the debate raging among American conservatives over the direction of American foreign policy.

Burton Yale Pines

The Churches and the War

"The war in the Gulf is not a Christian war, a Jewish war, or a Moslem war--it is a just war," President Bush recently told a group of conservative religious broadcasters, "and it is a war with which good will prevail.

Robert P. Beschel, Jr. and Peter D. Feaver

America on Their Minds

The subject of Franco-American relations is "vast," in the Gaullian usage of the word, and for most Americans vastly boring.

H.J. Kaplan

Of Bishops and Redskins

Is the United States of America a nation?  By chance, I went to see the new Kevin Costner film, Dances With Wolves, on the same day as the American Catholic bishops were resolving to instruct President Bush in his conduct of U.

James Bowman