Coronavirus, Karma, and the Evils of Cheap Theodicy—Secular or Otherwise

When news broke that Donald Trump, his wife, and several members of his staff tested positive for COVID-19, many of the president’s resolutely secularist detractors immediately saw this as divine retribution. Kevin Williamson comments:

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More about: American Religion, Buddhism, Coronavirus, Donald Trump, U.S. Politics

Iran’s Recent Attack on an Israeli Vessel Has Revealed Israel’s Maritime Vulnerability

March 4 2021

Last week, the Helios Ray, a ship owned by an Israeli company, was struck by a missile fired either by the Iranian military or one of its many proxy groups. Alex Fishman comments:

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More about: Iran, Israeli Security, Naval strategy