It was Sunday, October 27, and the sun was shining just as it had every day that I had been in Nairobi. Soon I would be leaving for South Sudan. But first, I had an appointment to keep.
Popular pacifist neo-Anabaptist activist Shane Claiborne commemorated 9-11 today by posting this moral equation: In 1973, the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende was overthrown in Chile by a CIA-backed coup. In 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the United States Pentagon killed twenty-eight hundred people. The implication is that the alleged […]
A U.N. report in July confirmed that the African government of Eritrea is still supporting Al-Qaeda’s Somali branch, a group known for its reach into America. The Eritrean dictator, an ally of Iran and top persecutor of Christians, is met with silence. Is President Obama’s desire to end the war on terror stronger than his desire to punish Al-Qaeda’s allies?
This week, the Most Reverend Robert William Duncan, Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in North America, urged the Church to pray for the Syrian Church. Duncan released the following call to prayer on Wednesday, September 4, 2013: Syria’s destructive civil war has now been raging for more than two years, and millions of helpless Christians are […]
Cowardly terrorists – Boko Haram members live among the people, but cover their faces to slaughter their neighbors. (Photo Credit: PressTV) Numerous petitions and efforts in Congress have not succeeded in pressuring the U.S. State Department to designate the northern Nigerian jihadists Boko Haram as a “Foreign Terrorist Organization” (FTO). But on Thursday, July 25, […]
By Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) The Clarion Project has started a petition to designate the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram as—well, a terrorist group. The Obama Administration’s desire to end the war on terror and not pick any new fights is overriding common-sense and moral clarity. The United Kingdom has just branded Boko Haram as a […]
“At last, Egypt is now free from the oppressive rule of the Muslim Brotherhood!” he writes in Mabruk ya Misr (Congratulations, Egypt!) on July 3, 2013.
By Faith McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) On the day of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s long-anticipated and frequently-postponed Benghazi congressional testimony, Nigerian American attorney and human rights activist Emmanuel Ogebe speaks of State Department deception in Spero News. Ogebe, who is special counsel for Jubilee Campaign USA’s Justice for Jos Project, sees the events that took place in Benghazi as […]
National Executive of CAIR holds a translated copy of Koran (Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Ryan Mauro (@RyanMauro) This IRD article originally appeared at FrontPage Magazine and was republished with permission. A summary of polls about the ideological makeup of the Muslim-American community shows that the majority is moderate, but there is a formidable minority […]
The following article originally appeared on the the FrontPage Magazine website, and is reproduced with permission. Note: The Institute on Religion & Democracy’s Rebekah Sharpe provided full coverage of the Sojourners Mobilization to End Poverty conference. To read that coverage, click here. Copious amounts of ink were expended warning about the Religious Right theocracy supposedly threatening […]