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Pik Botha, 1932-2018: A man who helped South Africa escape apartheid

WASHINGTON.  Roelof  Pik Botha, the last foreign minister under apartheid rule in South Africa will be layed to rest today. Botha, who served in the cabinet of Nelson Mandela, died in Pretoria on October 12 at the age of 86. Because of his penchant for dressing in a suit and tie as a young man, ...

2018 U.N. Session: President Trump touts sovereignty, patriotism and defense parity

SAN DIEGO. President Donald Trump was cool and confident on the global stage at the 73rd Session of the United Nations (U.N.). Trump delivered an impassioned call to the U.N. delegates to defend their sovereignty and patriotism. Additionally, he rejected oppressive ideologies, regimes, and global control, while reaffirming U.S. commitment to world peace, security, and ...

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President Barack Obama: A Middle East legacy of death and destruction

From the crescent of Syria to the plains of Libya, to the former Yazidi homelands of Iraq and the streets of Donetsk, former U.S. President Barack Obama left in his wake a legacy of death, misery and chaos that has killed millions in the Middle East, while swamping the continent of Europe with refugees.

Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia, Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia

My advice to the Advisor: The case of Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON: There is some question over Tony Blair and the future of Saudi Arabia. The 1941 Anglo-Soviet invasion of Persia was the invasion of the Imperial State of Iran during the Second World War by Soviet, British and other Commonwealth armed forces. Growing up with a very traditional grandfather who fought against the Anglo-Soviet invasion of ...

Seeking the exorcism of healthcare bureaucracy and the Devil’s death panels

Ben Ryan says the global rise in devilish manifestations is due to the “over-spiritualizing” of “mental health.” As much as he hates to, the overly rational Ryan attempts to give the Devil his due “This is not to simply dismiss the possibility of demonic possession.” Then there are the Devil's Death Panels.

Virginia Prodan writes Saving My Assassin: Faith in communist Romania

"I should be dead. Buried under an unmarked grave in Romania. Obviously, I am not. God had other plans." Saving My Assassin is a memoir of Virginia Prodan and growing up in communist Romania under the brutal dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. But it is not the end of her story. Today, Ms. Prodan is an International Human Rights Attorney and an Allied Attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom.