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Obama on Strategy to Beat ISIS: 'I Dunno'

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I can’t recall any time when a president gave a press conference about some foreign military crisis just to say, “We don’t have a strategy yet.” And yet, that’s precisely what President Obama did in talking about confronting ISIS, the Islamic

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Obama's JV Performance Has Damaged Global Security and Cost Lives

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After finally choosing to view the barbaric, on-camera beheading of freelance war correspondent James Foley, I’ve been left with a level of rage known only to those of us who have sacrificed unspeakable offerings on the altar of world peace.

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Moral Relativism Is Bad, But NY Times Column Makes a Point about Iraq

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Some conservatives hate this New York Times piece, and I don’t blame them since it begins with a heavy dose of moral relativism: The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, has rightly provoked

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It's Official, Obama Broke Law in Bergdahl Swap -- Now What?

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It’s always good to hear that there is at least one government agency that’s doing its job, working for the people. But it’s also very discouraging to realize that nothing is likely to come of it. The General Accounting Office

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If Allah Is So Great, Why Does He Have to Resort to Violence?

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So Muslims say Allah is so great. But why do people in the so-called “Islamic State” convert to Islam? Typically, it’s because a knife is put to their throat, or a gun to their head. Allah is obviously a pretty

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Ignoring Christian Persecution Goes Back Before Obama

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From First Things: “Forgetting the Christians.” This past weekend, the United States began to intervene in the humanitarian crisis unfolding in northern Iraq. The Islamist group ISIS has made a lightning conquest of much of the region, persecuting religious minorities,

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Hillary Clinton Blames Barack Obama for Syria and Iraq

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I’m certainly in favor of blaming the President for a number of things, so it would be easy to agree when Hillary Clinton blames Barack Obama for the rise of ISIS in Syria and then Iraq. It would be also

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Hey, Religion of Peace, Why Aren’t You Dealing with Your Own in Iraq?

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When adherents of the self-styled religion of peace aren’t cutting children’s heads off, and placing them in the air on sticks, they’re literally cutting other little ones in half. From the Anglican Communion News Service: “Anglican Vicar of Baghdad: ‘Child

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Pray for Christians in the Middle East

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What about Christians in the Middle East? Never again? I guess it only applies to the group who trumpets that phrase. The thought comes to me when I read and watch this post: “A Christian Holocaust in our Midst.” We

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Barack Obama’s Christian Faith Still Missing in Action in Iraq

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Why do questions about Barack Obama’s Christian faith persist? Because his actions and words (or lack of them) give absolutely no impression of allegiance to Christianity, or of identification with the plight of his persecuted brethren. Here’s the Raw Story

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Bombing Iraq: Did You Hear the One About How U.S. Intervention Saves Live?

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So we are now back, bombing Iraq, targeting a new/old enemy? On the level of God’s rule of history, this may be His answer to the prayers of the Christians being tortured, abused, exiled, and murdered by the Islamic state

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The Terrorist Threat is Worse Now than Before Our Wars

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From the Christian Science Monitor, we read about the terrorist threat: “US is no safer after 13 years of war, a top Pentagon official says.” The nation is no safer after 13 years of war, warns a top US military

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