Anna Lekas Miller

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On Palm Sunday, Iraqi Christians March 80 Miles for Peace

ASHTY REFUGEE CAMP, Northern Iraq — “On this Palm Sunday, we thank God for liberating our villages from the Islamic State,” Father Youssef says in Arabic, addressing a small congregation in the Ashty Camp in Northern Iraq. Many of those gathered are Christians from the villages surrounding Mosul who have lived in the camp since the […]

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A Match Made in Hell: The Budding Bromance of Trump and Erdogan

Istanbul— “Your organization is terrible,” Donald Trump shouted at a CNN reporter at his January 11 news conference. “You are fake news.” Pundits across the United States and around the world were quick to comment on the president-elect’s shocking behavior, some observing that it smacked of authoritarianism. Not Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish president congratulated Trump […]