I have been reading more to understand the situation in Egypt and throughout the Middle East. Freedom is indeed on the march throughout the Arab world. It is something that few thought was even a remote possibility. President Bush deserves credit for believing the impossible was possible throughout the Middle East (see here). However, the... Continue Reading →
Wondering About Christians in Egypt?
In case some of you are wondering how Christians are doing in Egypt, you can follow this link to a news report that paints a grim picture. Notice that the violence is taking place in a rural area far from Cairo. It surely isn't getting reported, and, according to the article, our present administration appears... Continue Reading →
Bush, Jesus, and Egypt
Bush, Jesus, and Egypt: How Democrats, Republicans, and Christianity Are Doing in the Middle East by Gregory C. Cochran In speaking about the Democrat Party, Gov. Mitch Daniels in his recent speech to CPAC said, “Our opponents are better at nastiness than we will ever be. It comes naturally. Power to them is everything, so... Continue Reading →
‘Save That Sound Bite; It Might Come Back to Haunt Him’ – By Kathryn Jean Lopez – The Corner – National Review Online
Kathryn Jean Lopez interviewed Barry Rubin,Director of Global Research in International Affairs and author of 2 books concerning Egypt and Islam. She asked him the following question. I post the question and the response so you will get an idea of what it's like for Christians in Egypt: Lopez: Human Rights. Christians. Democracy. Any of... Continue Reading →
What Are Christians Doing in Egypt?
What about the Christians in Egypt? What are they doing during this revolution? I forewarned (here) that the protests in Egypt might bring on more violence against Christians, and it has. Paul Marshall of the Hudson Institute details one of the latest attacks in this article. The Barnabas Fund chronicles other hardships Christians are facing... Continue Reading →
Coptic Christians in the Egyptian Culture Clash
This piece from GetReligion is asking the same questions we have been asking: What about the Christians in Egypt? There are Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox Christians living in Egypt. Granted, they are a minority, but they do exist and have suffered worse than the Muslims marching in the streets. This article from GetReligion... Continue Reading →
Uh-Oh Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood Are One
Andrew McCarthy, a pretty smart guy on the spread of Islamic Jihad, asserts in this blog post that Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood are one and the same with deep connections (and the same mission statement). If he is right, then the signals are going negative for the situation in Egypt. The revolution may hurt... Continue Reading →