Iran

Belshazzar’s Feast

Whether in days, months, years or decades, the regimes in China, Russia and Iran will tumble.

God Bless Iran’s Protesting Women

One of Christian civilization’s greatest accomplishments is the legal and social equality of women.

The Mixed Blessing of Brazilian President, Lula, in the Middle East

Brazil’s leftist president, Lula, spells better news for Israel.

Chastened Patriotism

Patriotism is part of our repertoire of civic ideals and identities, as Jean Bethke Elshtain reminded us. While its excesses and perversions are to be lamented, Patriotism rightly perceived yields a concern for the moral tenor of one’s culture.

Salman Rushdie and the Future of Blasphemy

The decades-long campaign of violence against those accused of insulting Islam seems to be succeeding

Stabbing Rushdie in Protestant Paradise

Paradises, Protestant or not, do not survive unless robustly defended.

Biden’s Saudi Visit was a Win for Americans

Threatening the US-Saudi partnership over of Saudi Arabian crimes would risk more American lives, cause greater conflict, and increase injustice and human suffering.

Canada Should Fight for Justice for Victims of Flight PS752
Canada Should Fight for Justice for Victims of Flight PS752

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down Flight PS752 only a little more than two years ago, killing all the passengers and staff. There were 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents of Canada on the flight.

Is the Political Influence of Iran in Iraq and Lebanon Declining?
Is the Political Influence of Iran in Iraq and Lebanon Declining?

Within the space of a few months, Iranian proxies and allies in Iraq and Lebanon suffered significant setbacks in parliamentary elections. Some commentators have ventured that the era of Tehran’s hegemony may be over. While it is hard to predict the final outcome of these electoral shifts, such hopes might be premature.