Center for Strategic Communication

Strange empathy

[ by Charles Cameron — is empathy really so very strange these days? ] . When I saw this in one of my feeds this morning .. I was strongly reminded of a remark I’ve mentioned before, found in the Talmud, Megillah 10b. R. Johanan is responding to the question “does the...

Libyan Development

Since 2011 Libya has become a hotbed for terrorist organizations and non-state actors to thrive, with little governance, high poverty and high unemployment levels. The disorder is bleeding into surrounding states such as Egypt and Tunisia, and empowering Al Qaeda and...

What We Are Reading

Key Reads Pakistan Orders Save The Children To Leave Country BBC Pakistan has ordered the charity Save the Children to leave the country, with an official accusing the NGO of “anti-Pakistan” activities. Police have sealed off their offices in Islamabad and foreign...

The Prospects of Reform in Sudan

This editorial was originally published on The Huffington Post Blog, by Daniel Wagner, CEO of Country Risk Solutions (CRS) and author of the book “Managing Country Risk,” and John Bugnacki, an Adjunct Fellow with the American Security Project (ASP) and a research...

Some recent words from the Forgiveness Chronicles

[ by Charles Cameron — is this the foolishness of men, or of God? ] . Icon by Coptic artist Tony Rezk. The martyrs’ faces are the faces of Christ. ** In a CNN piece titled Coptic Christian bishop: I forgive ISIS, Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church...