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Why Christian conservatives oppose Chuck Hagel’s nomination

Chip Somodevilla GETTY IMAGES Chuck Hagel, a Republican and former U.S. senator from Nebraska, addresses the National Newspaper Association’s Government … Continued

Truth and freedom: a just peace paradigm shift

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

Pluralistic diversity matters

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

National security without religious liberty?

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr In a previous post, I voiced the fear that the Obama administration was … Continued

Obama at the crossroads on religious liberty

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (IRF) has come down hard on … Continued

Religious freedom needs an advocate

FAITH and FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr On March 30 a diverse group of scholars, policy thinkers, and religious freedom … Continued

U.S. foreign policy and religion: here be dragons

Last week, a task force sponsored by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs delivered a 99-page report to the White … Continued

Reach out to all religions, but more carefully with Islam

Q: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is recommending that the U.S. government develop a strategy to make religion ‘integral’ … Continued

Nothing Has Changed

Q: Eight years after the U.S. attacked Afghanistan, fighting continues. Religious extremists in the Taliban and al-Qaeda retain significant power … Continued

No Moral Obligation in Afghanistan

Q: Eight years after the U.S. attacked Afghanistan, fighting continues. Religious extremists in the Taliban and al-Qaeda retain significant power … Continued