Religion and Politics

Salafism in Lebanon

Salafism, comprised of fundamentalist Islamic movements whose adherents consider themselves the only "saved" sect of Islam, has been little studied, remains shrouded in misconceptions, and has prov

Sovereignty

Sovereignty generally refers to a particular national territory, the inviolability of the nation's borders, and the right of that nation to protect its borders and ensure internal stability.

War's Ends

Before military action, and even before mobilization, the decision on whether to go to war is debated by politicians, pundits, and the public.

Politics in the Parish

For well over a century the Catholic Church has articulated clear positions on many issues of public concern, particularly economics, capital punishment, foreign affairs, sexual morality, and abort

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