Islam Is a Religion of Violence

Can the wave of violence sweeping the Islamic world be traced back to the religion's core teachings? An FP debate about the roots of extremism.


Canada’s New Defense Minister Made His Own Gas Mask to Work With His Sikh Beard

Canada's new defense minister is a combat veteran, gang detective, and one of four Sikhs appointed to the prime minister's cabinet.

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Can Burma Save Buddhism From the Politicians?

An unholy alliance between the government and extremist Buddhist monks is threatening to derail the transition to democracy.


Islamist Hard-Liners Attack Indonesian Churches

Local authorities often cooperate with vigilantes who demand church closures.


Modi’s Sacred Cows

India's prime minister has spoken out against the killing of cows. Why hasn't he spoken out against the killing of Muslims?

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Will Pope Francis’s Visit With Kim Davis Undermine a Successful U.S. Trip?

Pope Francis secretly met with Kim Davis, one of the most outspoken opponents of gay marriage.

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