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The president’s flawed UN speech

By Cal Thomas
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UN | President Obama’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York was flawed, displaying a type of moral equivalency that does not exist for…

Midday Roundup: Billy Graham joins the call for Saeed Abedini’s release

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Anniversary appeals. On the one-year anniversary of the imprisonment of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini, supporters are gathering in cities across the…

Globe Trot: One year in prison

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Tehran. Our reporter was…

Unexpected encounter

By Emily Belz
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Persecution | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani crosses paths with the wife of jailed pastor Saeed Abedini in an answer to prayer

Repeating the mistakes of the recent past in Syria

By Cal Thomas
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Syria | Perhaps if America had a successful track record in the Middle East, President Obama’s appeal for a “limited” attack on Syria might carry more weight.

Globe Trot: Playing into jihadist hands in Syria

By Mindy Belz
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International | The U.S. military has signaled it may hit Syria with missile strikes beginning Thursday. Here’s why Americans should not expect U.S. action in Syria to…

Injustice in Iran for American pastor

By Jamie Dean
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Persecution | As the United States contemplates strikes against a defiant Syria and relations with a tumultuous Egypt, another drama is unfolding in a prison cell in…

Condition of captive Christians worsens

By Andrew Branch
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Persecution | Two high-profile persecution cases involving American Christians have taken a turn for the worse. But in North Korea, the bad news is at least tempered by…

What’s your foreign policy, Mr. President?

By Cal Thomas
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Foreign Policy | “We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.” — Ronald Reagan, March 23, 1983 President Reagan’s speech to the nation…

Globe Trot: When does the fight against terror (again) become a war?

By Mindy Belz
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International | The United States has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with military officials in the Arab country reporting 34 suspected al-Qaeda militants killed…

The next 10 years

By Jamie Dean
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Religion | As international observers hope the next Iranian president will be moderate, a court sentences a Christian to a decade in prison

Globe Trot: Skewed views of Egyptian turmoil

By Mindy Belz
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International | The media are giving you a skewed perspective of what’s happening in Egypt, according to Ramez Atallah, director of the Egyptian Bible Society: Most…

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