Author: James M. Dubik, opinion contributor

Don’t break out the Champagne just yet to celebrate an end to the Ukraine war

Once again, war’s dynamism shows its face. A month ago, the common belief about the Ukraine war was, “It’s a stalemate, so let’s negotiate.” Today, the cry is, “Putin’s lost, so let’s celebrate.” Celebrate the counteroffensive’s success and the opportunities it provides, yes. But the war is far from over. Vladimir Putin has neither admitted…

Fighting for a just peace in Ukraine

Some may believe that there is no such thing as a just war, claiming all war is immoral. But political and military leaders who represent democracies and are responsible for the security of their nations and its citizens don’t have that luxury. They understand that there is a relationship between war and justice, and it…