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Why faith matters in foreign policy

Belief is a habit of mind that reckons possibilities. It is a faith that fires an alchemy that transforms possibility … Continued

The remarkable power of the charisma pope

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Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

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MEDIA REVIEW: Al-Jazeera America lives up to its unbiased promise

RNS () — Before its Aug. 20 launch, officials at Al-Jazeera America emphasized that, despite its Middle Eastern roots and … Continued

Is ‘Just War’ doctrine another victim of the Syrian conflict?

RNS — Even as the world’s powers grasped for a last-minute resolution to the crisis in Syria, it remained an … Continued

What to remember in Syria from Iraq’s sectarian war

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

The ‘missile gap’ is a gender gap: Few American women support Syrian airstrikes

Women chant anti-government slogans during a demonstration in Idlib in northern Syria in 2012. (Rodrigo Abd — AP) Are women … Continued

Pray for peace

A Free Syrian Army fighter runs after a Syrian Army tank shell exploded in the Salah al- Din neighbourhood of … Continued

Father Vincent Capodanno: The potential saint who served in Vietnam

On April 11, the nation witnessed an extraordinary event in the East Room of the White House. President Obama presented … Continued