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Today, Egyptians will take part in the third day of voting for constitutional amendments that would allow for President Abdel Fattah al Sisi to stay in power until 2030. This Critical Issues & Trends - Middle East post explains the background and significance of this vote to the situations in Egypt and the Middle East.
At 0845 Sunday morning, coordinated Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka brought fear and death to the nation's minority Christian community. The attacks consisted of a coordinated bomb attack in the major cities of the country. The bombings appear to have been timed to specifically target Christian worshippers...
Boundless Hypocrisy Means This Simply Has No Real Meaning Any Longer – Designation of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Terrorist OrganizationJB Shreve -
Last week President Trump designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. It is the first time an entire branch of a nation’s military has been designated a terrorist organization by the United States although other smaller groups within Iran’s military establishment have previously been...
The narrative of a glorious democratic uprising resulting in a coup in Sudan is false. Be careful what you believe about the coup in Sudan.
This podcast tells the story that formed the modern white nationalism movement and the background of white nationalist terrorism.
This is an issue of sight into what is right and what is wrong. Recognizing deception and properly responding to deception is essential for faith-based people in this generation. When we hear a speech such as that presented by Mr. Buttigieg this week we need to recognize what it really is and also what the truth is.
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The most recent instigator of the violence in Libya is a 75-year old former resident of northern Virginia, Khalifa Hifter.
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This final post in my series on the history of US involvement in Latin America considers how Latin America was destabilized by constant American efforts from the Cold War to today.