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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

10 things we can do right now about Syria instead of bombing

Syrian refugee children play with swings at the Bab Al-Salam refugee camp in Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border. (Reuters/Giath Taha) … Continued

What’s at stake in Syria response? Human life and America’s credibility.

Free Syrian Army fighters taking cover as they prepare to join an attack on a Syrian Army base in Damascus … Continued

Gaza, Israel, and a new way forward

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Truth Is foundation for peacemaking in Gaza

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

A Just Peace approach to Gaza

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

Israelis and Palestinians both created by God

Q: In a statement Monday, Vice President Biden said the U.S. is consulting with other nations “on new ways to … Continued

We don’t honor God when 4,500 children die every day

By Rabbi Jack Bemporad Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski Imam Syed Rafiq Naqvi Archbishop Vicken Aykazian Safe water is the … Continued

Concert for Pakistan

Guest post by Adriana Dunn, blog editor at TakePart. Saturday night Sept. 12 was not a typical evening at the … Continued

End Game in Sri Lanka

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall One of the world’s longest running and nastiest wars, in Sri Lanka, may be … Continued

Crisis and Opportunity in Darfur

FAITH IN ACTION By Katherine Marshall It’s hard to find any silver linings in the dark gathering clouds in Darfur. … Continued

A Different Kind of Conversation About the Middle East

“Step One is recognizing that this is a difficult dialogue … That’s crucially important… [And] when you realize that it’s … Continued

Status Quo vs. Solution for Middle East

I spent much of the weekend communicating with Muslim and Jewish leaders on the recent crisis in Gaza. Here was … Continued

Is Obama a Secret Catholic?

Barack Obama’s July 1 speech in Zanesville, Ohio, suggested a “secret” connection to Catholicism. I say “secret” because Obama has … Continued

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Love and War and Peace

Supporting the troops takes on a whole new world of meaning and responsibility when you actually know the troops. It certainly is different when you love one.