Syria

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Purpose-driven totalitarians

By Marvin Olasky
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Terrorism | Should we be shocked, shocked, that some secularists look for meaning in all the wrong places?

Midday Roundup: Britain raises threat level amid fears terrorism will spread from Syria

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Heightened security. Conflict escalation in Iraq and Syria led Britain to raise its terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday. The new threat…

American fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

By Andrew Branch
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Terrorism | U.S. intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that an American who died in Syria was likely fighting for the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, increasing…

Globe Trot: Nigeria plagued by Ebola and Boko Haram

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA has ordered all schools to remain closed until mid-October to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. With major airlines halting flights to…

Souls that hate violence

By D.C. Innes
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Faith & Inspiration | If you have ever seen or suffered bullying, a mugging, or violent rage, you can recall your intuitive, visceral sense of how evil and unnatural violence is.

Midday Roundup: Napa wineries clean up after quake

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shaken, not stirred. Business owners in Napa Valley are assessing damages after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning. About 120 people received…

Midday Roundup: Combating the Islamic State’s ‘apocalyptic’ vision

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shock and awe. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, U.S. defense leaders called ISIS, the terror group scourging northern Iraq, the most dangerous threat…

Risking genocide

By Mindy Belz
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Persecution | As the Islamic State has raged from Syria to Iraq, it threatens to wipe out Christians and other religious groups with singular roots in ancient Mesopotamia

U.S. troops could be headed back to Baghdad

By Leigh Jones
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Syria | Airstrikes will not stop despite threats to another American journalist

Globe Trot: ISIS destruction rages on

By Mindy Belz
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Iraq | IRAQ: ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) is wreaking havoc wherever it goes—and has been for months, without intervention, preceding its June…

Root causes of antisocialism

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Iraq | We all know, from our public schooling and the mainstream media, that when a person does bad things it is not his fault. Not at all. It is probably his…

Borderline crazy

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Not-so-internal conflicts are redrawing the map of the world

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