False hope of a new coalition have arisen in Germany as the Social Democrats contemplate entering talks—but underlying problems remain, and Germany still has no government
The Saudi crown prince called Iran’s supreme leader “the new Hitler,” and tensions between the countries keep rising. Can Saudi Arabia actually challenge Iran’s dominance?
The Islamic State is threatening to blow up St. Peter’s Basilica on Christmas—and a prominent Catholic leader says John Paul ii saw visions of an Islamist invasion of Europe. These are more steps toward the prophesied clash between Catholic Europe and Muslim forces.
We’ll also talk about Japan’s cautious support for Chinese economic initiatives—the Trump administration’s designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism—the shocking extent of the drug problem in the United States—and elementary school teachers fleeing the classroom for fear of violence.