Two recently held major international conferences brought together thousands of religious freedom advocates and government officials to cooperate in taking concrete action to end religious persecution.
Eric PattersonAugust 9, 2022
Tunisia’s democratic repeal of their constitution should raise questions about the purpose and goals of the US-backed Arab Spring
Jackson WatersJuly 27, 2022
For those of us who have followed the struggle of Egypt’s Coptic Christians, particularly during the presidency of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi, there’s been both good news and bad news.
Lela GilbertJanuary 26, 2021
Although liberty movements swept the Middle East during the Arab Spring, an assessment of citizen’s rights and liberties in 2021 is disheartening. Little has changed.
Eric PattersonJanuary 25, 2021
Some in the West may hope that COVID-19 exposes the Chinese Communist Party’s lies and human rights violations while sparking mass protests. Meanwhile, the pandemic spreads in the West and complicates the geopolitical rivalry between the US and China.
Mark MeltonMarch 18, 2020
May Aladdin remind international society, and especially Christians, about their responsibility in the fight for a more plural and diverse Middle East.
Igor SabinoJune 21, 2019
Observers expected Pompeo’s Cairo visit to defend President Trump’s drawdown in Syria. Instead, Pompeo systematically dismantled the failed Middle East policies of the Obama administration.
Eric PattersonJanuary 15, 2019
We need a return to a sober Christian Realism that appreciates our fallenness, the fallenness of the world, and our limits in shaping world events.
Daniel StrandJanuary 7, 2019
Real intolerance against Muslims exists, no question. But the term “Islamophobia” is too often deployed to inhibit rather than encourage dialogue about honest questions, concerns, or grievances.
J. Daryl CharlesApril 3, 2018