Center for Strategic Communication

Happiness in the proximity of faith and death

[ by Charles Cameron — the emotional impact of faith, from a nun present at the Normandy attack to a failed suicide bomber in Syria ] . According to this IB Times article, Tragic last words of Catholic priest killed by Isis terrorists revealed, Sister Helene Decaux,...

Of martyrdom and forgiveness

[ by Charles Cameron — of martyrdom according to ISIS and the church, & of forgiveness in response to hate — continuing from Of sacrifice and martyrdom ] . Icon by Coptic artist Tony Rezk. The martyrs’ faces are the faces of Christ. ** My Lapido piece closed with...

How Buddhism gets around in Burma these days

[ by Charles Cameron — Aung San Suu Kyi and U Thein Sein dance a quick pas de deux, but what comes next? ] . Aung San Suu Kyi to Burma army: Deny me presidency and I'll become effective prime minister. https://t.co/hHHrj9EXkB pic.twitter.com/fW3WE76Nsr — Kenneth...

Of monks and SEALs

[ by Charles Cameron — in the wake of the recent “kill and tell” revelations ] . Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill, Anglican monk Fr Trevor Huddleston ** The Ethos of the Navy SEALs, as laid out by Force Master Chief Michael L. Magaraci and Rear Adm. Brian L....