Mindy Belz

Mindy wrote WORLD Magazine's first cover story in 1986 and went on to serve as international editor, editor, and now senior editor. She has covered wars in Syria, Afganistan, Africa, and the Balkans, and she recounts some of her experiences in They Say We Are Infidels: On the Run from ISIS with Persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Mindy resides with her husband, Nat, in Asheville, N.C. Follow her on Twitter @mcbelz.

Battlefronts of peace

International | Mostar, Eastern Slavonia are fragile eggs in Dayton's basket
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/17/96, 12:00 am

Jasna came to seminary in Croatia as a means of survival. Her home in the divided city of Mostar was under daily seige two years ago, and she and her husband made a desperate plan for escape because their mixed marriage could not survive the nightly ethnic cleansing they witnessed. He went to Finland. She could find no place to go with their young son Tibor.

"Sometimes at night," she said, "we would see the trucks waiting in the streets for the children and families. Even when it was hot, I would shut the windows-to block out the sound of crying."

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Accessory to murder?

| The killing of four Cuban-American private rescue pilots by Fidel Castro's air force has provoked official, after-the-fact outrage from the U.S.
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/03/96, 12:00 am

"I keep looking at all the information together-the lack of response on the U.S.'s part, the transcripts from the planes, the fact that they came so close to the United States and the Air Force didn't do anything-and it can only lead me to one conclusion: that, yes, certain factions of the U.S. government conspired with the Cubans to kill Brothers to the Rescue."

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Good news, bad news

International | Yeltsin defeated the communists, but victory came at a price
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/20/96, 12:00 am

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