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What to remember in Syria from Iraq’s sectarian war

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Anti-Islam film stirs outrage as violence spreads

On Thursday, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton condemned an anti-Islam film, calling it “disgusting and reprehensible.” Clinton and other … Continued

Culture wars and actual wars: The GOP debate and bombing Iran

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES Republican presidential candidates (L-R) U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and former … Continued

The secular best and the worst of 2010

I’ve always tried to avoid engaging in the hoary journalistic practice of filling space at the end of December by … Continued

Dove World Christian Center’s Koran burning endangers troops, says Gen Petraeus

By Elizabeth Tenety It’s easy to dismiss Florida Dove World Outreach Center pastor Terry Jones’ planned “International Burn a Koran … Continued

Retired chaplains say ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ protects religious freedoms

A group of 40 retired military chaplains sent a letter Wednesday to President Obama and Secretary of Defense Gates urging … Continued

Why we object to Franklin Graham’s Islamophobia

By Mikey WeinsteinPresident and Founder, Military Religious Freedom Foundation Let’s just face it: Franklin Graham is an Islamophobe, an anti-Muslim … Continued

Why conservative Christians should support nuclear abolition

By Rev. Tyler Wigg-Stevensonfounder and director, Two Futures Project When most people think of abolishing nuclear weapons, they think of … Continued

Obama’s solemn call for unity

Those I spoke to at Thursday morning’s National Prayer Breakfast agreed that President Obama seems to have aged a lot … Continued

Bible references on U.S. gun sights?

By David Waters ABC News is reporting that some U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are using high-powered rifle sights … Continued

Colin Powell and the American Dream

The emails started coming into my inbox immediately after Colin Powell’s appearance on Meet the Press – and they weren’t … Continued

Country Last

John McCain has demonstrated, with the Sarah Palin vice-presidential pick, that these days he puts his country last, certainly behind … Continued

Palin Can Serve Family and Country

Sally Quinn wonders how Christian evangelicals — and Southern Baptists in particular — can affirm a woman as President or … Continued

Joint Chiefs of Staff Colonel Chaplain Examines Concept of Just War

The classic Theory of Just War contains two components: the justness of the cause to go to war, and the … Continued