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To many readers today, Whittaker Chambers (1901-1961) seems a period figure from grainy newsreel footage of the 1940s and '50s: a time when (in Tom Wolfe's famous phrase) men wore "gray suits three sizes too big" and concerned themselves with affairs that are irrelevant to our present discontents.
Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of an American woman jailed along with two friends for more than a year, state media reported, dealing a blow to the hopes of three U.S. mothers who have pleaded for the trio's release.
Many today chant a mantra demanding justice, but just what does that mean? Let's look at how one court in Saudi Arabia interprets justice pursuant to Shariah law.
On Sept. 11, 2001, radical Islamic terrorists committed the most deadly and destructive foreign attack on U.S. soil. Nine years later, the American people are being told that the country overreacted to the whole thing. President Obama last year declared that Sept. 11 is to be a "national day of service." Others in the administration seem to think that means it is a day upon which Americans should rise up to protect the Koran.
As Florida officials worried about public safety surrounding a small church's plan to burn the Koran, President Obama added his voice to the chorus of opposition to the church's intention to burn copies of Islam's holiest text to mark the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
As southern Sudanese prepare to vote in January on whether they will secede from the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and create a new country, U.S. diplomats say they are surging to avert a return to war.
President Obama's success in bringing Israelis and Palestinians together to discuss peace raised hopes that this long-standing conflict may be resolved. Everyone knows the issues are difficult, but what is less well known is how outside influences, notably the Arab lobby, can undermine the process.
As a candidate for the U.S. presidency, Barack Obama touted himself to foreign audiences as a "citizen of the world." As president, Mr. Obama is determined to make sure we are such citizens, too.
These days, Colombian refugees are contending with a new and equally deadly breed of armed conflict — among ruthless gangs vying for control of the region's lucrative cocaine and arms trade.