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The World Wakes Up to the God Wars

France stands ready to offer asylum to Christians fleeing Iraq, while the U.S. has finally nominated someone to the long vacant post of religious freedom Ambassador. The world may finally be ready to give the global God wars the attention they deserve.

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Pope Francis Meets Sudanese Christian Condemned to Death

Pope Francis met with Meriam Ibrahim this week, a Sudanese Christian who narrowly escaped a death sentence for apostasy. The meeting was just as clear a rebuke of fanaticism as Pope Benedict’s controversial 2006 remarks on radical Islam.

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Hungarian Ambassador: Jews are "Agents of Satan"

The new Hungarian Ambassador to Italy thinks Jews are “agents of Satan.” While Hungary’s government is the most overtly anti-Semitic in Europe, the hatred of Jews is on the rise throughout the continent.

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Mosul's Christians Are Not Alone

ISIS has expelled virtually all Christians from Mosul, and persecution against Christians is worsening throughout Asia. Radicals in Sri Lanka and government officials in China are both cracking down on Christian communities.

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Anti-Semitism Emerges Amid Ukraine Turmoil

Jews in Ukraine are being told to register with the new authorities—”or else.”

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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