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FOCUS ON SUDAN The fanatic who bested the British Empire
Martyn Drakard | 30 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Muslim extremists. Suicidal fighters spreading slaughter. Is the War on Terror a rerun of Britain's campaign against the Mahdi?


FOCUS ON SUDAN
Why Africans look askance at Western meddling
Martyn Drakard | 30 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Tragedy looms in Sudan, but its government is blocking United Nations intervention. Why?


Meeting your match
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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The more mobile and communicative society gets the harder it seems to get married. But maybe the Muslims are onto something.


Home truths about family law
Institute for Marriage and Public Policy and Institute for American Values | 27 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage law
Getting marriage law right requires a new modesty and realism on the part of the state, including the courts, says a group of prominent family and legal scholars.


Seen one, seen ‘em all
Mark Shea | 26 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Yesterday's moral equivalency meant that West was just as bad as Communism. Today's is that both Christianity and Islam are the creeds of violent wackos.


Islam’s eclipse of reason
Robert R. Reilly | 23 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Islam has had its prophets of reason, but they were suppressed during the Dark Ages


A jihad on secularism
Michael Cook | 22 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict XVI, Enlightenment, Islam
Benedict has fired a warning shot across the bow of the Enlightenment Project, but its crew was asleep.


FOCUS ON THE POPE’S SPEECH How Joseph Ratzinger sees Islam
Samir Khalil Samir | 22 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Pope Benedict's record shows that he wants dialogue with the Islamic world - not about theology but about basic human values and freedoms.


FOCUS ON THE POPE’S SPEECH Can Christians and Muslims have true dialog?
Ignacio Arechaga | 21 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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If the two religions can't even talk the talk, how can they walk the walk?


The Language of the Third Reich
Francis Phillips | 20 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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There is no better handbook for detecting the decay of language under political pressure than this classic from the Nazi era.


Mourning in the South Pacific
Gareth Grainger | 20 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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His Majesty King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV reigned over the tiny but complex society of Tonga for 41 years. He deserves to be remembered.


FOCUS ON VALUES AFTER 9/11
9/11: a chance for the West to rediscover itself
Robert R. Reilly | 15 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Winning the battle of ideas with radical Islam calls for moral coherence. Are we up to the challenge?


FOCUS ON VALUES AFTER 9/11
The Pope tackles modernity
Hartwig Bouillon | 15 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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Benedict XVI has used a trip to his homeland to make an acute diagnosis of contemporary thought.


FOCUS ON VALUES AFTER 9/11
Western values founder without faith
Carolyn Moynihan | 15 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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We hear a lot about fanatical faith these days, but the West may have more to fear from irrational reason.


Postcard from Mongolia
David Wagner | 14 September 2006 | FEATURES |  
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The second country to embrace Communism in the 20th century is having a hard time shaking it off in the 21st.


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