Tag Archives: Foreign Affairs

Keep Calm, And Keep Praying. We Aren’t Abandoning The Persecuted In Iraq UPDATED

  On Thursday, President Obama gave a brief speech that raised the hackles of folks seeking speedy solutions to the slaughter of Christians, and other religious minorities, that is occurring at the hands of the Islamist fighters of ISIS. From … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Explains Why I Rarely Watch The News On Television

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Jon Stewart On The Origins of the Diplomatic Solution to the Syrian Crisis

Language alert, but worth it. Especially Stewart’s masterful delivery of a “syllabus of errors” leveled at Fox News between the 3:44 and 4:00 marks. Roll clip,

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Vladimir Putin, From Russia With Love?

Valdimir Putin in the New York Times, writing with poise about the de-evolution of US foreign policy, the purpose of the United Nations, and the pathway to peace in Syria. I think he studied the speech delivered to the UN … Continue reading

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Nassim Taleb on the Errors of Richard Dawkins and of Intervening in Syria.

You would think that these two things are completely unrelated. On top of that, you may also be wondering what does this have to do with being Catholic. Aside from enjoying using our brains you mean?

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Like the Coptic Church Does, The United States Should Be Supporting the Egyptian Provisional Government UPDATED

The Coptic Christian Church in Egypt has put out the following statement, “The Egyptian Coptic Church is following the unfortunate developments on the ground of our country Egypt and emphasizes its strong stance with the Egyptian police, armed forces and … Continue reading

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To Pray For the People of Egypt And For Peace in the Middle East

I’ve been feeling a bit like Obi Wan Kenobi did after Alderaan was destroyed. Too geeky? Then try Matthew 2:18. Get the picture? The main reason is what has been going down in Syria and in Egypt.

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