• Syria’s neighbors are experiencing the spreading conflict.

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    Syrian Conflict Continues to Spread

    An assassination in Lebanon and border clashes in Jordan and Turkey demonstrate the continuing spread of the Syrian conflict. When will peace finally come? The assassination of an... Read More

  • The European Union won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.

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    After Nobel Peace Prize, Can EU Keep Peace?

    Is the peace prize a reminder of the European Union’s noble goals? Or is it a joke, as anger and disunity threaten man’s best efforts at preventing another world war? “At a... Read More

  • Iran flag

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    Iran Update

    Iran’s nuclear threat and Israel’s possible response remain important news items to watch. Here are a few recent news reports about the Iranian situation. As a follow-up to... Read More

  • U.S. Drought Monitor map from Drought.gov illustrating

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    Is God Getting Our Attention?

    It seems natural disasters are constantly in the news around the world. Is there a reason such disasters seem to be increasing in frequency and intensity? Today in the United States, one... Read More

  • The future of Europe illustrated with a jigsaw puzzle of euro coins.

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    The Future of Europe?

    This week a group of 11 foreign ministers, capping nine months of work, presented their plan for strengthening the integration of Europe, perhaps including an EU army. A crisis is a terrible... Read More

  • Satellite photo of the Persian Gulf with the Strait of Hormuz marked.

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    Strait of Hormuz Update

    Will a massive show of force in the Persian Gulf deter Iranian plans or create more dangers? Consider these recent news items. As a follow-up to our posts “Strait of Hormuz: A... Read More

  • U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed in Benghazi, Libya, Sept. 11, 2012.

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    Growing Wave of Anti-American Anger

    Diplomats have valiantly tried to protect American interests in troubled areas. The anti-American attack in Libya shows the failure of these efforts. The killing of U.S. Ambassador... Read More

  • Map of the South China Sea showing the disputed Paracel Islands and Spratly Islands (Wikimedia Commons).

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    South China Sea Dispute

    Tiny islands have become the focus of heated disputes between Asian countries great and small. What might it mean for the United States and the world? Over recent weeks, long-simmering... Read More

  • Unemployment job search

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    Youth Unemployment Crisis

    Youth unemployment is reaching record levels around the world. Is the seemingly hopeless situation creating a lost generation and sowing the seeds of more unrest? The 2008-2009 economic... Read More

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    Update on Food Prices Rising

    Today's Wall Street Journal reports: "Urgent action is needed to ensure rising world food prices don't turn into a catastrophe, the United Nations said Tuesday, but it cautioned that panic... Read More

  • Few freshmen recognize the biblical reference to the Good Samaritan.

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    Mindset List Shows What America Has Lost

    Beloit College’s Mindset List provides another indication that America is moving further from God and the Bible. What can we do to stop the slide? Each year a much-watched list created... Read More

  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Israel “a cancerous tumor” that will “soon be excised.” (Wikimedia Commons photo by Daniella Zalcman)

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    Will Israel Attack Iran Before November?

    Is Israel about to make a preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities? If so, what will that mean to the Middle East region and to the world? When Israel became a nation in 1948,... Read More

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