August 21, 2017

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Are State Department Cuts a Major Setback for Genocide Prevention?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressing reporters after meeting with Foreign Minister Kishida in Tokyo in March this year. (Photo via US Embassy Tokyo, CC license)

Some worry the US is losing its global moral authority under the Trump administration. But a close look at history reveals US leadership is not as strong as it seems. Read More »

Pope Francis: Back to the Middle East

Pope Francis (L) and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians demanded an end to persecution of religious minorities in Syria and Iraq on Sunday and called for dialogue with Muslims, ending Francis’ three-day visit to Turkey. (Photo by Selahattin Sevi, via Today's Zaman)

Pope Francis is desperately attempting to preserve Christianity as a viable faith in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. He realizes that it is vital that he and Christians have the support of the Turkish government and its Islamist president in this endeavor. Read More »