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Pope Tawadros Ii

Egypt's Copts Likely to Find Persecution Ahead from Increasingly Repressive Military Regime

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.14.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

The Middle East has turned hostile to Christians and other religious minorities. The Iraqi Christian community has been devastated. Syria's civil war loosed the murderous Islamic State on Christians and others. Libya's disintegration opened the nation to IS fighters bent on killing anyone of the wrong faith.

Support for Egypt's New Pharaoh Sacrifices Security and Human Rights: U.S. Should Stay Out of Egyptian Disaster

Doug Bandow | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Doug Bandow

After some time out of the news, Egypt has reemerged as perhaps the administration's greatest foreign policy failure. Washington has proved impotent in the face of political revolution, Islamist activism, and military repression.

Burning the Churches: Egypt's Christians in the Heat of August

Nelly van Doorn-Harder | Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion
Nelly van Doorn-Harder

Egypt's Christians (as well as many Muslims) are ready to move on and feel far from powerless. They will rebuild, not only the structures but also those referred to by Pope Tawadros as the ones who, "have lost their humanity."