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Globe Trot: Obama administration mute as Iraq unravels

by Mindy Belz
Posted 1/27/14, 09:30 am

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Vietnamese Christians face arrest, violence

by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 10/28/13, 02:23 pm

Religious freedom remains a dream for Vietnamese Christians, despite recent reports touting the country’s diversity and tolerance.

The communist government only recognizes some Christian groups in the largely Buddhist nation, so many meet in unregistered home churches, risking arrest. Officials monitor religious activities and sometimes harass even officially recognized churches, leaving Catholic and Protestant groups at the mercy of local officials.

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Ho Chi Minh was no Thomas Jefferson

by Cal Thomas
Posted 7/30/13, 11:52 am

When it comes to Vietnam, I’m all for moving on, putting the past behind us, looking forward, letting bygones be bygones, but doing so requires honesty about the past, lest history be forgotten and the memory and honor tarnished of the 60,000 Americans who died in that war.

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