Providence is a quarterly print journal and web-based daily focusing on faith and foreign policy. Sagamore Institute Senior Fellow Alan Dowd, who authors the Project Fortress blog and heads Sagamore’s Center for America’s Purpose, also serves as a contributing editor with Providence. The following is a library of Dowd’s articles published in Providence.

A RETURN TO REASON May 9, 2018

WHAT A COUNTRY April 2, 2018

A QUARTER-CENTURY OF WAR February 26, 2018

PAKISTAN: PARIAH OR PARTNER? February 15, 2018

FIRST CASUALTY OF THE SECOND KOREAN WAR? February 7, 2018

MEAGER WORDS AND MEMORIES: REMEMBERING THE HOLOCAUST January 24, 2018

TRUMP’S NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY AND AMERICA’S PLACE IN THE WORLD January 9, 2018

ADDRESSING AFRICA’S ILLS REQUIRES MORE THAN MILITARY FORCE December 12, 2017

IN THE KREMLIN’S CROSSHAIRS November 20, 2017

JAPAN: A HELPING HAND IN THE PACIFIC November 2, 2017

NATO TAKES THE FIFTH Fall 2017

PREEMPTING PREEMPTION September 19, 2017

AMERICA’S LONG WAR September 11, 2017

WHEN CHARACTER MATTERED August 21, 2017

INSURANCE AGAINST MISTAKES, MISCALCULATION AND MADMEN Summer 2017

FAR FROM CIVILIZED: RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IN CHINA August 3, 2017

THE STAIN OF SREBRENICA  July 10, 2017

TWEETING AND DELETING NATO INTO A CRISIS  June 13, 2017

UNPREPARED FOR THE STORM May 30, 2017

PLAN TO CUT FOREIGN AID WILL HURT AMERICA’S INTERESTS May 22, 2017

IN THE INTEREST OF HUMANITY Spring 2017

FRONTLINES OR SIDELINES FOR AMERICA’S VALUES? May 16, 2017

A LOW BAR AND HIGH STAKES IN KOREA April 20, 2017

COUNTING THE COSTS IN SYRIA April 10, 2017

A COSTLY EDUCATION April 3, 2017

A FEARFUL THING March 31, 2017

CHINA AND THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES March 20, 2017

IN GENERAL TERMS March 3, 2017

A SHIELD FOR FAITH: THE U.S. MILITARY AND RELIGIOUS FREEDOM Winter 2017

CHAOS THEORY: TROUBLE WITH TRUMP’S FOREIGN POLICY  February 10, 2017

POLITICS, MOTIVES AND PRISONERS February 3, 2017

SHRUNKEN SHADOWS AND BROKEN OATHS January 24, 2017

INDICTED BY HIS OWN WORDS December 30, 2016

A RETURN TO FORTRESS AMERICA? December 21, 2016

LIVING IN A POST-PATRIOTIC AMERICA December 1, 2016

A DEFENSIVE SHIELD November 15, 2016

BEARING THE BURDEN Fall 2016


WORD CHOICE September 30, 2016

A BANEFUL FOE: FOREIGN INFLUENCE IN THE WHITE HOUSE September 19, 2016

WRONG PARTNERS, WRONG DIRECTION August 18, 2016

AN UNPARALLELED PARIAH August 12, 2016

MORAL HAZARD: DRONES & THE RISKS OF RISK-FREE WAR Summer 2016

AN UNSETTLING AFFINITY FOR AUTOCRACY July 21, 2016

LONGING FOR PEACE AMIDST A LONG WAR  June 28, 2016

WHEN HISTORY TIPPED TOWARD FREEDOM June 6, 2016

A SAD SPEECH May 27, 2016

A FRIEND OF FREEDOM HEADS HOME May 6, 2016

A BANNER FOR THE NATIONS Spring 2016

WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOESN’T  April 27, 2016

NEWS FLASH: WE’RE AT WAR (STILL)  April 18, 2016

CONSEQUENCES OF A HAMSTRUNG AIR WAR April 5, 2016

THE TRUMP SHOW March 21, 2016

OLD DOCTRINES FOR A NEW DOMAIN March 14, 2016

FROM ‘NEVER AGAIN’ TO ‘NEVER MIND’ March 7, 2016

WEARIED ERASING CHRISTIANITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST February 17, 2016 

DEBATING HOW TO DEFEND OURSELVES February 9, 2016

WEARIED BY DEMOCRACY  January 19, 2016

WEEPING AND GREAT MOURNING: CHRISTMASTIME IN CHINA December 23, 2015

OBAMA VS. OBAMA November 30, 2015

POLICING THE SEAS November 24, 2015

“LET MY PEOPLE GO” November 19, 2015

CIVILIZATION UNDER SIEGE November 14, 2015

NEXT TARGET FOR THE JIHADISTS November 10, 2015

SHIELD AND SWORD: THE CASE FOR DETERRENCE Fall 2015