The New Middle East, by Paul Danahar

As Egypt struggles toward stability and Syria descends further into a bloody nightmare, the Middle East’s ancient Christian communities have taken to observing sadly that the Arab Spring has turned into an Arab Winter. The devastation that the U.S. invasion of Iraq and its complex aftermath wrought on the Iraqi church is now being reprised in even grimmer fashion in Syria. Across the Middle East, emigration trends that already posed a threat to the future of Christianity in the region have intensified.

 

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