Kerry Compares ISIS’ Destruction of Priceless Art to Rampage by Tamerlane & Genghis Khan

By: Sunday March 1, 2015 9:00 am

On ABC’s This Week today, American Secretary of State John Kerry said that the recent destruction of priceless Assyrian works of art by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq(ISIS) was a “rampage reminiscent of Tamerlane and Genghis Khan.” Tamerlane? Genghis Khan? Wow. These ISIS guys must be really bad ass. But are they? Really? Let’s take [...]

 

Egypt, Hope and Democratic Origins

By: Sunday February 6, 2011 9:15 am

“Democracy: a recognition of souls, all down the open road, and a great soul seen in its greatness, as it travels on foot among the rest, down the common way of living.” D.H. Lawrence There are very few people around the globe who are not moved by the solidarity and passion of the Egyptian people [...]

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