Christian movements like evangelicalism and Pentecostalism aren’t often associated with environmental protection. But Brazil’s former environment minister, Marina Silva, a member of the Pentecostal Assembly of God, has voiced horror at the recent fires consuming the Amazon.
For a growing number of novelists, climate change hints at the dark secret of the perfect place, of bad decisions that all America shares.
For the most part, host governments favor camps because they see them as a means of isolating potential troublemakers and forcing the international community to assume responsibility.
Today’s vast communications web is a result of governments and regulators making choices that collectively built the internet as it is now.
Common sense would suggest the world is indeed now a much safer place with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's passing. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee this will prove to be true in practice.
The US began pulling nuclear bombs out of NATO countries after the Cold War ended, and since 2000 has removed 40 bombs from Turkey. There are still 50 there.
Since the start of the conflict in Syria more than seven years ago, Turkey has hosted a steadily increasing number of refugees from that civil war.
Using “witch hunt” to decry purportedly baseless allegations reflects a misunderstanding of American history. Witch trials didn’t target the powerful. They persecuted society’s most marginal members — particularly women.
After eight years of welcoming people fleeing Syria’s civil war, the Turkish public is beginning to turn against Syrian refugees. But if the Turkish president does deport Syrian refugees, he won’t be sending them to a “safe zone,” as promised. These extremely vulnerable people would be deported into the lines of combat in this contested, oil-rich zone.
Do you say “Iraq” as “ear-rock” or “eye-rack”?