ISIS

Obama delivers speech in Oval Office
A Terrorism Speech that Will Live in Infamy

Instead of reassuring the American people in a moment of crisis, the President’s languid and banal remarks were a scolding exercise in misdirection and meaninglessness

Middle East
Toward a New Vision for the Middle East

From the Print Edition: a bold vision for moving toward peace

Donald Trump
The Donald Trumps Morality

Donald Trump’s comments about going after terrorists’ families are immoral and point to common misconceptions about the ethics of war

ISIS Genocide against Christians
“Cleansing the Caliphate:” ISIS and Genocide of Christians

The U.S. must name Christians in a genocide declaration in order to protect the innocent, to undermine ISIS’ ability to project strength through terror, and to weaken its global recruiting efforts.

Obama Gives Speech
Obama vs. Obama

Commentators have devoted lots of print comparing President Barack Obama to other presidents. But on foreign policy, let’s judge the president by placing his record against his own measuring stick.

Beliefs
Either We Understand & Live Out Our Beliefs, or We Lose

What you believe is inexorably linked to how you behave. The United States must understand and live out what it believes if it is to defeat the Islamic State.

Refugees
Christian Response to Migrants

The current controversy over admitting Syrian refugees into the country raises some very challenging questions for Evangelical Christians.

Mr. Obama’s Recruitment Strategy for ISIL

A Christian approach to the human catastrophe of the Syrian refugee crisis—partially instigated and immeasurably worsened by Mr. Obama’s floundering foreign policy—must reject legislation rooted in fear, bigotry, and nativism. We need a mature debate about how to respond with prudence and compassion to this crisis. Yet we also have an obligation to expose the intellectually and morally bankrupt arguments that cascade unceasingly from the mouth of this president.

Islam
The Islam America Needs Now

After Paris America needs Muslims to show and tell how Islam enables them to be loyal citizens in a robust democracy as Muslims.