Western Diplomats Have Ignored Religion at Their Own Peril

Dec. 19 2018

Over the past century, neither the bureaucrats at the U.S. State Department nor scholars of foreign relations have ascribed much importance to religion, preferring to look to other motivations in explaining and predicting the behavior of peoples and governments. By ignoring faith, and assuming that the progress of modernity leads inexorably to greater secularization, they have consistently failed to understand the world as it is, argues Charles Hill:

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More about: Anwar Sadat, Ayatollah Khomeini, Islamism, PLO, Politics & Current Affairs, Religion and politics, State Department, U.S. Foreign policy

Zionism Isn’t Just about Ensuring Jewish Survival. It’s Also about Jewish Flourishing

Jan. 21 2021

Answering the question “Why am I Zionist?” Douglas Feith writes:

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