REFLECTION: Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

by Tony MaglianoThe heart wrenching tragedies throughout the Middle East are not the United States’ fault, that is, at least not entirely.The fact that many Sunni Muslims and Shiite Muslims distrust each other, that the Allies established artificial national boundaries to suite their interests after World War I, and that ruthless dictators past and present … Continue reading REFLECTION: Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

RESOURCES: Stay up-to-date on news re the Middle East

Our partners at the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns provides an excellent resource for anyone or any group that wants to be updated on the situation in the Middle East, analysis of the the events taking place in the region, and more. The latest edition of "Middle East Notes" (found as a PDF here [ http://maryknollogc.org/sites/default/files/article/attachment/MIddle_East_Notes_070314_0.pdf ]) … Continue reading RESOURCES: Stay up-to-date on news re the Middle East