Miscellaneous

Iran’s Kurdish Rebellion by Stephen Schwartz

TheWorldPost [The Huffington Post and Berggruen Institute on Governance] May 22, 2015 [Note: This commentary was written with Veli Sirin.] Violent protests by Iranian Kurds have taken the world by surprise, and mainstream reporting on them is sparse. That is…
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Junípero Serra by Stephen Schwartz

First Things Blog  May 20, 2015 On September 23, at a mass in Washington, DC, Pope Francis is scheduled to canonize Blessed Junípero Serra (1713-84), the Franciscan founder of the Spanish missions in California. Serra was beatified by Pope John…
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In Kosova, U.S.-Funded Study Gets Response to ISIS Wrong by Stephen Schwartz

The Weekly Standard Blog April 20, 2015 Last month the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS), a think-tank in the Balkan republic, published a “Report Inquiring Into the Causes and Consequences of Kosovo Citizens’ Involvement as Foreign Fighters in Syria…
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