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

LIBYA: The news you may not have heard

by Nick Mele Pax Christi USA National Council member About ten days after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, there were a few interesting follow-up articles and occasional broadcast stories about the aftermath of the attack. These were not stories about calls for revenge or what the Libyan and U.S. governments are doing … Continue reading LIBYA: The news you may not have heard