Books
Patrick Lang
In large part this book about U S -Iranian-Israeli international relations sets out to make a case for the progressive secularization of the post-revolutionary Iranian state In Treacherous Alliance Trita Parsi adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University argues cogent
Arts & CultureBooks
Patrick Lang
This book has convinced me that just about any country on earth can have nuclear weapons if it wants them My conclusion from reading The Atomic Bazaar is that it is still possible to stop or impede any particular program but the general process of nuclear proliferation is now so advanced that it i
Patrick Lang
The Al Qaeda that most Americans imagine does not exist. It is largely a figment of our imaginations and fears, a phantom that never existed in the way that many of us imagine. Al Qaeda is not an "organization" in the Western sense of the word. It is a movement, a historical phenomenon and
FaithFaith in Focus
Patrick Lang
It is often said that war brings out the best and the worst in people. This is profoundly true. Men who in civilian life would not have crossed the street to help a stranger often fall in the effort to help near strangers. There are many good things to be remembered.
Patrick Lang
What is truth? John the Evangelist attributes this question to Pilate in his examination of Jesus. Pilate was expressing his frustration over the unpleasant reality that the man before him was probably innocent of the charge of treason to the Roman state, but that it would nevertheless be necessary,
Patrick Lang
Since the heinous attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, the Bush administration has issued an unending stream of statements informing us that these barbarous crimes were committed by people who embrace a “perverted version of Islam” or by those