Politics

The Great Iraq Mistake

  (US News) – Invading Iraq was a mistake. That’s the consensus now even among Republicans, whose presidential candidates in recent days have largely fallen in line behind Jeb Bush and denounced the 2003 invasion initiated by his brother. After first telling Fox News this Read More

Religion

Playing Politics With Religion

[THE NEW YORK TIMES] “Civilized society is perpetually threatened with disintegration,” wrote Sigmund Freud in “Civilization and Its Discontents.” So it is with the sectarian violence that tears at the Middle East today. The strife that pits Sunnis against Shiites is a product of sustained Read More