Why has the Church abandoned the Christians of the Middle East?

Why has the Church abandoned the Christians of the Middle East?

By Judith Bergman / Gatestone Institute The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, was interviewed recently about the Paris attacks and asked about his reaction. “Like everyone else – first shock and horror and then a profound sadness…” he replied. “Saturday morning, I was out and as I was walking I was praying and saying: ‘God, […]

Cartel boss ‘El Chapo’ declares war on Islamic State

Cartel boss ‘El Chapo’ declares war on Islamic State

By Lachlan Markay / Washington Free Beacon Fresh off his astounding escape from a Mexican prison, Sinaloa Cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is warning the Islamic State against interfering with his drug cartel’s operations. CartelBlog reports that the Islamic State has been destroying Sinaloa’s drug shipments—Islamic law strictly forbids drug use—and El Chapo is […]

Venezuela vote may doom lucrative Russian arms deals

Venezuela vote may doom lucrative Russian arms deals

Russian defense officials fear that Venezuela’s parliamentary elections Sunday, which resulted in an overwhelming win for the opposition, may be costing them one of their best customers. The government of President Nicolas Maduro, a protege of the late anti-U.S. populist leader Hugo Chavez, has been one of the biggest international buyers of Russian arms, the […]

ISIS, al Qaeda are ‘winning’: Study

ISIS, al Qaeda are ‘winning’: Study

The U.S. should engage in a dramatic revamping of the post-9/11 global war on terror, according to a new study published Monday in Washington that says major gains during recent years by both al Qaeda and the Islamic State in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and South Asia indicate the “extremists are no longer on the […]

Muslim Reform Movement

Muslim Reform Movement

By M. Zuhdi Jasser and Raheel Raza et al / Gatestone Institute Preamble We are Muslims who live in the 21st century. We stand for a respectful, merciful and inclusive interpretation of Islam. We are in a battle for the soul of Islam, and an Islamic renewal must defeat the ideology of Islamism, or politicized […]

France’s mainstream parties scramble to counter the shock breakthrough of the far-right National Front

France’s mainstream parties scramble to counter the shock breakthrough of the far-right National Front

The shock breakthrough of the far right National Front in French regional elections has left the mainstream parties scrambling to counter the advance. Just weeks after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the ruling Socialists and the conservative Republicans find themselves for the first time trailing the National Front of Marine Le Pen in six out […]

COP 21 climate deal drafted; Obama goals, sticking points linger

COP 21 climate deal drafted; Obama goals, sticking points linger

International negotiators over the weekend reached a preliminary agreement to fight climate change, but many key questions remain unanswered and it’s still unclear whether President Obama’s goal of a historic deal to fight climate change can be fully realized. The 48-page draft agreement was released Saturday at the midway point of the 21st session of […]

Turkey blockades Russian shipping; Black Sea fleet cut off

Turkey blockades Russian shipping; Black Sea fleet cut off

From Infowars Turkey has begun a defacto blockade of Russian naval vessels, preventing transit through the Dardanelles and the Strait of Bosphorus, between the Black Sea and Mediterranean. According to the AIS tracking system for the movement of maritime vessels, only Turkish vessels are moving along the Bosphorus, and in the Dardanelles there is no […]

The new French “résistance”

The new French “résistance”

By Guy Millière / Gatestone Institute Several weeks have passed since Islamist attackers bloodied Paris. France’s President François Hollande is describing the killers as just “a horde of murderers” acting in the name of a “mad cause.” He adds that “France has no enemy.” He never uses the word “terrorism.” He no longer says the […]

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