Turkey Uncensored: Was Turkey’s War on Christmas a War on Christians?


March 30, 2017

According to a 2016 Human Rights Violations Report, Christians in Turkey experienced an increase in hate crimes & speech during the 2016 Christmas holiday.

Smyrna

Turkey Uncensored: How the 3,000-year Greek Presence on the Aegean Shore Came to an End


March 16, 2017

A very dark page of history remains mostly forgotten or ignored. Only a handful of scholars have exposed the persecution of Christians in Smyrna in 1922.

Christians

The Immigrant Mind: Middle Eastern Christians Feel Betrayed By American Christians


February 6, 2017

Many American Christians are betraying their Middle Eastern brothers and sisters by their outraged and misguided responses to Trump’s executive order.

Human Rights Council

America Should Lead International Human Rights Reform


March 29, 2017

Problems with the Human Rights Council are symptomatic of international human rights’ larger malaise, to which the UN’s concept of human rights contributes.

Diplomacy

Diplomacy in the Middle East Does Not Come Without a Cost


March 28, 2017

Former Pentagon official Michael Rubin recently gave an address about the ramifications of public diplomacy, specifically in regard to the Middle East.

Nadia Murad

Nadia Murad’s Invincible Voice for Yazidi Women


March 27, 2017

“I ask the Iraqi government and the U.N. to establish an investigation and give all victims of ISIS the justice they deserve.”

State

Mideast Weekly Roundup


March 25, 2017

The Islamic State claims responsibility for the London attack and a Baghdad bombing, and the Senate proposes new sanctions against Iran.