The rise of Islamic State gives the Catholic Church ‘a great opportunity and also a great responsibility,’ the bishop said.

Analysis

Britain’s anti-EU party gets its first elected member of Parliament, while the EU makes itself more unpopular than ever.
Two Canadian soldiers have been murdered in the last few days.
The United Kingdom faces the biggest shake-up in over three centuries.
The dangers of complacency amid chaos 
Reports of the Russian dictator’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

News

‘The more aid to Iraq from Iran, the less dependent Iraq will be on allied forces.’ – Former Iranian general
‘Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.’
It’s not just another economically depressed city.
Gaza would be the model. Destruction of Israel would be the outcome.
Wouldn’t you love to have your ‘birl’ or ‘goy’ sent there?
Pax Americana is over—it starts with military cuts.
The Key of David
When a new king or a queen is crowned in Britain the choir sings ‘Zadok the Priest.’ Why? And what does that have to do with you?
A 3,000-year-old message reveals the stunning link between the United States, Britain and Israel—and where the Middle East peace process will end. 

Offers

Columnists

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Israel’s enemy is not primitive—and not alone.

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Nature’s fury was bad enough. But then came the ravages of human nature.

Brad Macdonald  ·  More »

As Germany’s presence in the Middle East continues to grow, have they emerged as the “new America” over the region?

Economy  ·  More »

‘Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.’

Society  ·  More »

How Americans have transformed their morals—and why it matters to you.