J.C. Derrick

J.C. is WORLD’s deputy chief content officer and WORLD Radio’s managing editor based in Dallas. Follow J.C. on Twitter @jcderrick1.

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Religious Liberty | Trump taps Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for religious freedom post
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 7/27/17, 12:16 am

President Donald Trump has announced he will appoint Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

The Wednesday evening statement caps weeks of hopeful speculation by advocates who said Brownback would bring unprecedented political muscle to the position.

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Will Trump retighten restrictions on Sudan?

International | The president must decide whether to follow his predecessor’s lead in loosening sanctions against a known state sponsor of terrorism
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 7/11/17, 11:11 am

A Wednesday deadline is pushing the Trump administration to decide whether to keep loosened Sudan sanctions or snap them back into place.

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Is Kansas governor headed to key religious liberty post?

Religious Liberty | Advocates applaud speculation Sam Brownback will be the next ambassador-at-large for international religious liberty
by Evan Wilt & J.C. Derrick
Posted 5/12/17, 05:54 pm

WASHINGTON—Human rights advocates are heaping praise on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as speculation grows that he will become the next ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

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