July 30, 2023
Led by Roger Des Forges; Lay Minister TBD
In the twentieth century, Ukraine and China attempted to establish Marxist-Leninist-style socialism in a Cold War alliance with Soviet Russia against the United States. In the twenty-first century, both polities are trying to implement market socialism in cooperation and competition with the United States. The ironic result has been open warfare between Ukraine and Russia over some Russian-speaking parts of Ukraine and the risk of warfare between China and the United States over the status of the island of Taiwan. Under these conditions, what are the prospects for peace in these two world regions?