Center for Strategic Communication

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...

Rome, Rome, or Rome?

[ by Charles Cameron — on Graeme Wood’s latest, the goals of IS, and geographic slippage ] . Graeme Wood, who wrote the Atlantic piece that broke the apocalyptic side of the Islamic State’s ideology wide open in March of last year, has a related piece out this month:...

The man who could help prevent a holy war

[ Charles Cameron — Garry Wills sees “holy war” lurking just around the corner ] . Pro-Russia fighters near the eastern Ukrainian city of Starobeshevo in Donetsk region, on 25 February. Photograph: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images ** Let’s be clear. the image above is...

John Schindler 3: his latest

[ by Charles Cameron — third of three, almost caught up ] . Schindler a few days back: I'll say it again: Kremlin's positioning itself as pro-Christianity & pro-Islam against the militant atheists & Islamists is potent stuff. — John Schindler...