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Regional Leaders Take More Confrontational Approach to Zimbabwe's Crisis

Over a week has passed after the partial withdrawal of the opposition party (MDC) from the unity government.
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Christianity Today and Cultural Captivity

Last month's Christianity Today featured an article on the state of evangelicalism by
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Hedge Fund Managers Take On Wall Street and World Hunger

In spring of 2008, my boss, hedge fund manager Mike Masters, and I were studying the effects that investors were having on commodity prices.
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With a Political Deal on the Horizon, Hondurans Seek a Real Plan for the Future

Friday morning, Hillary Clinton praised what she called "an historic agreement" between de facto President Roberto Micheletti and deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
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An Altar Call from Bill and Melinda Gates

Last week, my wife Joy and I were front and center when Bill and Melinda Gates launched their new Living Proof campaign in Washington, D.C.
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Gran Torino Revisited

I had starting writing this post last night, before receiving G
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Why Clint Eastwood Can be Trusted with Mandela (and Why Glenn Beck Can't be Trusted with MLK)

It's that time of year again -- you know, when Clint Eastwood releases a trailer for a movie that looks fascinating and completely different from the last thing he did, and your trio of reactions run something like this: 1) Hmmm, Clint's got a movie coming out -- didn't we just see 'Gran Torino' five minutes ago?
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Afghanistan: A Whole New Approach

We've all been watching carefully as the Obama administration tries to decide how to move forward on U.S. policy in Afghanistan.
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