Paul David Miller
Paul David Miller
Paul Miller

Paul D. Miller teaches public policy at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a research fellow at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He previously served on the National Security Council Staff from 2007 through 2009.

Miller received his PhD in international relations from Georgetown University. He is also a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Follow him on Twitter.

Hillary Clinton’s Classified Troubles

Hillary Clinton’s email troubles aren’t going away anytime soon.

In Defense Of (Some) Nuclear Weapons

On the anniversary of Hiroshima, an explanation of why pursuing a nuclear-free world is morally simplistic.

Is Islam A Terrorist Religion?

The Islamic State is difficult to comprehend only for secularists who believe religion is an aberration in the modern world. Actually, they are.

Niebuhr, Iraq, And Moral Clarity

Concerns about are using moral clarity as a pretext for unwarranted aggression are often misused, not for prudent self-examination, but for moral paralysis.

ISIS And The Virtue of Moral Clarity

ISIS was evil long before most people had heard of them, and for reasons well beyond what most people have seen so far.

How Tocqueville Anticipated Our Culture Of Dependency

Our concern over the size of government goes deeper than tax policy or the federal budget deficit.

In Praise of Simple Government

There’s one place where greater presidential authority would improve government and put taxpayers dollars to better use.

What Madison Meant By Self-Governance

James Madison’s expectations of representation were surprisingly naive and that representation, in practice, is surprisingly unhelpful for the culture of self-government.

What The Founders Meant By Self-Governance

Self-government is, at root, a culture of public responsibility among a citizenry; that is, a widely accepted norm that citizens can and should take a role in public decision-making.