Middle East

Anyone watching the news over the past couple of months will have noticed a flurry of action from two of the nations in former President Bush's infamous "Axis of Evil." North Korea tested a long-ra
Eugene Cho 06-16-2009

Are you tracking with the developments in Iran? I'd love to hear your thoughts:

How are you processing the election protests in Iran? What are your thoughts and emotions?

Jim Wallis 06-16-2009
Elections -- indeed the democratic process itself -- shape countries, culture, and the future, no matter what their outcome.
Jim Wallis 06-09-2009
Every so often, I will begin the week with a post about something that I believe deserves further reflection and comment from the God's Politics community.
Ryan Rodrick Beiler 06-09-2009

Another amazing grassroots effort in the Middle East is Combatants for Peace, a group of former Palestinian fighters and Israeli soldiers who have united to reject violence and tell their stories to each other as a way of finding peace.

Ryan Rodrick Beiler 06-08-2009

When President Obama was giving his speech in Cairo, I was just across the Red Sea in Aqaba, Jordan, and caught a glimpse on a corner store TV, the translation making it hard to hear his words.

06-05-2009
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
Jim Wallis 05-18-2009
Two days, in comparison to years of conflict, is not a lot of time, but it was long enough for a broad spectrum of Christian leaders to find hope in a growing consensus around a way forward for pea
Cesar Baldelomar 04-22-2009
We are at a global turning point.
Brian McLaren 04-16-2009

I've written a lot on Palestine and Gaza in recent years. Any of us who travel (or read) know that peace in the world can't be separated from peace in Israel -- peace for Jews, and peace for Muslim and Christian Palestinians.

Randy Woodley 04-15-2009
I consider myself a peacemaker and a patriot. I come from a long line of warriors and military servicemen.
Jim Wallis 02-26-2009
While at Yale last weekend, I had the opportunity to eat breakfast with a bright group of young students. One of the topics we touched on was interfaith dialogue.
Ryan Rodrick Beiler 02-16-2009

Each time I write about the Middle East, I feel compelled to repeat three concepts.

Lynne Hybels 02-13-2009
A year ago I became haunted by the notion that Christians, Muslims, and Jews are going to blow up the world unless we learn to get along.
Ben White 02-09-2009
My dear friend Philip Rizk was kidnapped on Friday night by Egyptian secret police.
Leonard Rodgers 02-09-2009

Friday evening I was in Washington D.C. and received an urgent message from Egypt. The major player in helping us get medical equipment into Egypt duirng the early days of the recent 22 day war in Gaza was Philip Rizk. Friday evening at 11 p.m.

Cathleen Falsani 02-02-2009

Former President Jimmy Carter just published a new book about the ongoing violent unrest in the Middle East titled, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work.

Nate Van Duzer 02-01-2009
Healing U.S. relations with the Muslim world.

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