For God, King and Country

Over the centuries, the causes and justifications for war have evolved. But we remain caught in a Westphalian mindset, even though the nature of today’s substate threats demands an altogether-different mentality and a new breed of soldier—or at le

Issue: Sept-Oct 2008

Pale Ebenezer thought it wrong to fight
But Battling Bill (who slew him) thought it right.

-Hilaire Belloc


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