Mindy Belz

Mindy is senior editor of WORLD Magazine and the author of They Say We Are Infidels. Follow Mindy on Twitter @mcbelz.

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Trump announces end to North Korean nuclear threat

International | Despite optimistic tweet, summit offers no concrete steps toward dismantling program
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/13/18, 01:08 pm

NORTH KOREA: President Donald Trump posted in a tweet upon returning to Washington from Singapore: “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” The communique signed by Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after yesterday’s historic sit-down, though, offers no concrete steps tow

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Human rights not on North Korea summit agenda

International | Plus, Syrian Christians testify to Turkish-led atrocities
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/11/18, 04:30 pm

NORTH KOREA: With hours to go before President Donald Trump sits down for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, senior U.S. and North Korean officials are huddling over last-minute negotiations.

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Forced to flee, again

Syria | ISIS-linked jihadists target Christians and ‘atheist pigs,’ this time in Syria under a Turkish-led campaign with tacit U.S. and NATO approval
by Mindy Belz
Posted 6/11/18, 02:16 pm

Note: This story contains graphic imagery.

Four years ago this summer, ISIS militants emptied Nineveh Plains in Iraq of Christians and forced Yazidis from their ancient homeland nearby in Sinjar. Americans watched newscasts of the displaced dying of thirst on a mountaintop, and the Obama White House, warning of a “humanitarian catastrophe,” ordered U.S. military cargo planes to drop supplies to the desperate victims of genocide.

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