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The Tug of War for the Soul of America

Christine Horner | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Christine Horner

The real battle isn't the GOP's America vs. Islam or even Democratic whispers for gun control. At stake is the soul of America. If America falls to racism and separatism once again, this time, we open the door for the rest of the world to follow our lead.

Mauritania: Scholar Warns of "Implosion" Unless Leadership Embraces Change

Till Bruckner | Posted 08.17.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

I spoke with Amadou Sall, a lecturer of social anthropology at the University of Nouakchott and leading member of the Mauritanie Perspectives think tank, about politics, social change and the prospects for democracy in this rapidly changing West African nation.

State Department Clarifies Stance on Western Sahara, USAID Activities

Till Bruckner | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Till Bruckner

I asked the State Department to clarify the official U.S. position on the Western Sahara. Below a Q&A conducted via email in May 2015 with an official State Department spokesperson, with answers provided for quotation on background.

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 95

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

I titled Sinister Wisdom 95 "Reconciliations." Many of the pieces in this issue of the journal address the different types of reconciliations in our lives.

Al Mohler Is Right About Yoga (and It Doesn't Matter)

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

The people I know who are passionate about yoga are certainly clear that you don't have to identify as Hindu or Buddhist in order to practice it. Christians can go to their yoga class and still be Christian, and so can Muslims.

Separatism Everywhere : The New Global Epidemic

Kimon Valaskakis | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
Kimon Valaskakis

Like modern marriages, half of which end in divorce, there is a new and ominous global threat: the break-up of previously stable political entities through separatism.

Let's Not Yield to Putin on the Truth

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

On the subject of the Ukrainian crisis and the possible kidnapping of Crimea by the Russian Federation, we have been hearing two very strange arguments that are in urgent need of rebuttal.

Prioritizing Peace in Balochistan

Saleem H. Ali | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Saleem H. Ali

Peace is possible in Balochistan and across the land but it will require a willingness to differentiate between absolutist religious zealotry and resource-driven provincial nationalism.

Hyderabad, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, India: Crisis

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vamsee Juluri

Hyderabad is the sort of city that makes poets out of ordinary men. It has a history of being home to different sorts of people, accepting them with an easy charm that only Hyderabad knows.