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Refugee Crisis

The floods of ocean waters in tsunamis occasioned by earthquakes and the floods of humans as refugees occasioned by deathly regimes, revolutions, and food-and-shelter shortages, dominated recent headlines. What their topics have in common is a pro...

September 21, 2015

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ISIS' War Against the Past

The unrelenting, brutal war that ISIS is conducting in the Middle East confronts us daily with new modes of inhuman behavior. We have been horrified by videos of tortures and beheadings of captured Westerners and locals alike. And not long ago ISI...

September 17, 2015

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For ISIS, the United States' Military Strikes Confirm God's Favor -- Jeffrey Kaplan

NOTE: This article seeks to present readers with the vision of the world as seen through the eyes of Islamic State fighters and their wider Muslim audiences, a perspective redolent with religious symbolism and a genuinely millenarian view of the regi...

September 25, 2014