Peter Burns

Peter Burns (@peterburns_1861) is a government relations and policy associate at In Defense of Christians. Burns is a Philos Fellow and an alumnus of America’s Future Foundation’s Writing Fellowship.

Assyrian Mind - Northern Iraq
The Assyrian Mind

On the streets of Bakhdida—a Christian village in Iraq’s Nineveh Plains region that is rebuilding after the Islamic State (ISIS)…

Saving Nickels and Dimes on the Backs of the World's Most Suffering People is Poor Policy
Saving Nickels and Dimes on the Backs of the World’s Most Suffering People is Poor Policy

On August 3, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) sent the US Agency for International Development (USAID) a letter…

A Little God with Your Foreign Policy
A Little God with Your Foreign Policy

State Department Ministerial is part of Ambassador Brownback’s rewiring of US foreign policy to prioritize religious freedom.

Sympathy for Hoda Muthana is Acceptable. Mercy without Justice is Not
Sympathy for Hoda Muthana is Acceptable. Mercy without Justice is Not

It is sad to grow up and realize you’ve become a monster. The awareness does not change the fact that you are now a monster.

Israel-Lebanon War Will Only Help Hezbollah
Israel-Lebanon War Would Only Help Hezbollah

If war occurs between Israel and Lebanon, the embattled Christians of Lebanon will suffer in what would be yet another front of Iran’s quest for regional control.