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It Is Time to Bury the "Honest Broker" Deception

by James M. Wall

In John Ford’s film, The Searchers, Ethan (John Wayne) is talking with his bother Aaron. Ethan has been away from the family for several years. 1,513 more words

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Supreme Court To Hear 'Born In Jerusalem,' Israel Passport Recognition Case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel. 459 more words

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Al-Qaeda’s Radicalization of Jihad


Al-Qaeda’s attack against the United States on 9/11 affirmed political scientist Samuel Huntington’s prediction of a clash of civilizations between Islam and the West. Osama bin Laden’s call for jihad against the US accelerated the rise of radical and militant Islam worldwide. 1,288 more words

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Israeli - Palestinian negotiators to meet Wednesday

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet on Wednesday to try to extend peace talks beyond an April 29 deadline, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday. 237 more words

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"I Once Was Blind . . . But Now I See"

by James M. Wall

In a scene from the 2006 movie, Amazing Grace, set during the lifetime (1759 - 1833) of William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd, right), … 1,845 more words

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