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Middle East Violence

Rachel Weeping: A Christian Pacifist Reluctantly Endorses Military Strikes Against ISIS

Kerry Walters | Posted 11.04.2014 | Religion
Kerry Walters

It's time for Christians to follow Dietrich Bonhoeffer's example when it comes to ISIS. We Christians should pray for peace, we should support nonviolent relief work with money and sweat, and we should open our homes and communities to refugees.

To Raise the Voice in View of the Massacre in Gaza

Dominique de Villepin | Posted 10.03.2014 | World
Dominique de Villepin

Today, to raise one's voice, in view of the massacre perpetrated in Gaza is, and I write this with conscience, France's duty.

The Times Acknowledges the U.S. Invasion of Iraq Unleashed a Sectarian Bloodbath

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

It's always intriguing when the Newspaper of Record, even tacitly and buried inside an article, acknowledges that a U.S. policy it once trumpeted as vital to the nation's security turned out to be an unmitigated disaster.

Mike Huckabee Calls Muslims 'Uncorked Animals'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas GOP governor-turned-Fox News host and radio personality, tore into Islam earlier this week, using a recent terror threa...

LOOK: What $299 Billion Has Bought The U.S.

Face The Facts USA | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

Over the last six decades, the U.S. has invested $299 billion in military and economic aid for Middle Eastern and Central Asian countries currently in...

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: A Review

Deborah Stambler | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Deborah Stambler

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here is a fine collection of prose and poetry by international writers that helps us turn our gaze, our hearts and minds to the free expression that connects us all.

These Are Not My Jewish Values!

Darya Shaikh | Posted 10.21.2012 | World
Darya Shaikh

Over the last year or so, I have felt myself hardening, growing increasingly jaded about the day to day happenings of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. If I'm honest, feelings of anger, frustration and alarm have been absent for some time. All that changed today.

Cairo Bombing Suspects Detained

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Egyptian police are questioning three suspects over the bombing of a Cairo market that killed one person and injured 20 others, officials say....