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Iran Feels Pressure over Nadarkhani

There are no new reports on the immediate fate of Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, condemned to death in Iran because he became a Christian. However, the Iranian regime is clearly ...

9/11 Makes an American

My dominant memory of that morning is the courage of ordinary Americans. We were due to have a major conference on Sudan, held on Capitol Hill. In the cab on the way ...

John Stott, Scholar and Pastor

Following on from Mike Potemra’s remembrance: John Stott was, with the possible exception of Billy Graham, the most influential evangelical of the 20th century and, with the possible exception of ...

The State of Press Freedom in Egypt

Further to K-Lo’s post on the Egyptian military’s widespread abuse of protesters, including beatings and subjecting female detainees to so-called “virginity tests,” I’d like to add that the military has ...

Equal Rights or Equal Rites?

The big news was the president’s emphasis on the 1967 boundaries but, other than that, it was flat and anodyne. What was most striking was what was not said. As Obama ...
Politics & Policy

Afghan Blowback

Last weekend, there were violent demonstrations in Afghanistan to protest a Koran burning in Florida. The Afghans who incited the demonstrations have delivered on several key Taliban objectives. They scored ...