Yale’s Episcopal chaplain blames Jews for anti-Semitism, arguing that Israel’s policies are at fault for Europe’s resurgent anti-Semitism.
The United Arab Emirates and Egypt bombed Libya without consulting with the United States. Mahmoud Abbas is set to unveil an initiative for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the content of which the United States will not see beforehand. Leading from behind, indeed.
Over 1,000 children were raped and sold into sex slavery in and around a northern British town. For years officials left reports practically un-investigated, in part due to fears of being called racist.
Taiwan sent jets to follow Chinese spy planes that had crossed into its airspace several times this week. But China’s increased aggression may have a slight upside—its rivals will draw closer together and closer to the U.S.
The flames of Syria’s civil war are now licking at its border with Israel.
Though the official guardians of religious tradition have typically looked askance at the idea of interreligious dialogue, the practice of coming to terms intellectually with other faiths has a long and rich history.
Oil companies are loading massive amounts of North Dakotan crude onto trains to deliver it to refineries, but this wave of new rail customers is preventing farmers from getting their crops to their customers.
French President François Hollande has eliminated the left wing of his cabinet after it revolted against his austerity policies. The continued dysfunction of his government will likely only benefit his political rivals, especially his far-right enemy Marine Le Pen.
Assessing the impact of a modern financial sector on an economy’s capacity for innovation is tricky. We’re working on the problem.
A conservative watchdog group claims Justice Department lawyers admitted Friday that Lois Lerner’s missing emails may be on a government backup system. If that’s true, then the IRS scandal really has arrived.