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The Putin enigma

By D.C. Innes
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Russia | Even though Russian President Vladimir Putin has controlled his country for 15 years, we are still unclear on what sort of man he is. A newly inaugurated…

Illusion and reality in Ukraine

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Ukraine | While we were all minding our business, the “most serious foreign policy crisis in Europe of the 21st century” crashed upon us. It’s hard to disagree…

Syrian rebels force Christians to pay ‘protection’ tax

By Julia A. Seymour
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Syria | Crosses on churches and pealing church bells are a thing of the past in Raqqa, Syria, as long as extreme Islamists remain in power there. After seizing it…

Globe Trot: Iraq’s Anbar Province continues to unravel

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: A string of bombings across central Iraq continues the unraveling situation in Anbar Province. A February bombing at Fallujah’s hospital forced…

Fleeing hell

Fleeing hell

By Daniel James Devine & Sophia Lee
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North Korea | North Korean defectors are shedding light on dark human rights abuses in their native land—and some are telling of the light they found

Change in the weather

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Britain | An opinion on Britain’s ‘almost unparalleled’ soaking leads to a political sacking

Pressuring the wrong country

By Cal Thomas
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Israel | The Obama administration is showing it can be tough on foreign policy. Unfortunately, that toughness is not directed at Russia and its incursion into Crimea,

Globe Trot: Ukraine churns with Russian machinations

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: With an OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) military observer mission en route to Crimea, Ukrainian military leaders are…

Putin meets the press

By Jill Nelson
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Ukraine | The Russian president talks to reporters about invading Ukraine, while John Kerry meets government leaders in Kiev

How weird spirituality can lead to environmental chaos

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religion | It is raining as I write this column in Pennsylvania, but the worst I will get is dampness in the basement. Southwest England is getting red alerts, flood…

Globe Trot: Countdown to a full-scale Russian invasion?

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Having invaded the Crimean Peninsula over the weekend, Russian forces have now given Ukrainian forces an ultimatum (with times that have fluctuated)

North Korea releases Australian missionary

By Leigh Jones
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Persecution | In a surprise move Monday, North Korean officials freed a Christian missionary from Australia who was arrested for handing out Bibles in Pyongyang. John…

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