As Brazil’s evangelical population grows, its political clout is growing too—so much so that it has already influenced more than one high profile politician to alter her stance on key social issues. But even if evangelicals don’t prove to be game-changers this time around, this story is one to watch.
Xi’s intemperate promotion of “reunification” with Taiwan was counterproductive at best, given what is going on in Hong Kong. Why did he do it?
Warsaw announced that France is in danger of being out of the running for a nearly six billion dollar missile defense deal because Paris might still sell Mistral class warships to Putin. Let’s see if money works where solidarity doesn’t.
What could monastic life today look like? Two attempts at reimagining how it could thrive in the twenty-first century.
It’s so unfair! Botch the public rollout of your most important domestic political program, fail to reform the VA after campaigning on a promise to do exactly that, and then make serial misjudgments about world affairs that see Russia launch a war against Ukraine even as the U.S. goes back into Iraq—and your opponents decide to make political hay out of it!
The first patient to have fallen sick of Ebola in the United States was admitted to a hospital in Dallas. It’s difficult at times like these not to feel like you’ve woken up during the opening scenes of some awful disaster movie.
“The old template for peace must be updated”, the Israeli Prime Minister said, citing the growing alignment between the Sunni states and the Jewish one.
In a health care system as dysfunctional as ours, Obamacare’s coverage expansions are beginning to seem purely symbolic. Three recent stories highlight how the law is making it harder to access care the plans will cover.
In 2003, construction began on a massive LNG import terminal near Sabine Pass, Texas. Now, that facility’s investors are opening up their checkbooks again to turn the terminal into one suitable for exports.
There may be good reasons to close down Guantanamo, but that’s no simple task, and the both President and the country have more urgent problems.