War
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Through fire to forgiveness

Faith & Inspiration | The ‘Napalm Girl’ of Vietnam says a bomb pointed her to Christ
by June Cheng
Posted 4/12/18, 02:50 pm

With the snap of a camera, a photojournalist immortalized the most agonizing moment of Kim Phuc Phan Thi’s life: The 9-year-old girl was running from air raids on the Vietnamese village of Trang Bang, naked, arms spread, screaming in pain from the napalm burning her neck, back, and arms.

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Syria regains control of Douma after gas attack

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/12/18, 10:43 am

The Syrian government has gained control of the town of Douma in the Eastern Ghouta rebel enclave, the Russian military said Thursday. If confirmed, it would signal a victory for President Bashir al-Assad’s troops and their Syrian allies after staging a Russian-backed offensive in the region. “The raised state flag over a building in the town of Douma has heralded the control over this location and therefore over the whole of Eastern Ghouta,” said Maj. Gen.

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Power players

Foreign Policy | Seven leaders in search of success
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/12/18, 04:51 am

Many readers expressed interest in the provocative comments of strategic forecaster George Friedman, founder and chairman of Geopolitical Futures, that we published in the March 31 issue of WORLD. Here are more edited excerpts of our recent interview.

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