Armies inevitably refight the last war, and generals are often unprepared for the new war their enemy brings them. The law and ethics of war follow the same pattern. Years go by before lawmakers and ethicists recognize the worrisome changes that have overtaken warfare.
In the minds of many Muslims, because the Catholic Church is the oldest and was for centuries the leading institution in the West, the church and the pope as its head are identified as representatives of the West. Though Pope Benedict XVI’s address in Regensburg, Germany, on Sept.
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Although the Bush administration has been in a snit about The New York Times’s recent revelations of government spying on Americans and t
Although it may be hard to imagine a volume on the construction of St. Peter’s Basilica as a beach book, R. A.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is the most controversialand courageousthinker to address the status of Muslims in Western societies today.