Since 2003, hundreds of thousands of Christians have fled Iraq following attacks by Muslim extremists. Now that American troops have departed, the future of the Christian community there is even more uncertain.
Alison Stewart talks with Georgetown University’s John Esposito about President Obama’s efforts to redefine U.S. policy towards the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring.
Alison Stewart speaks with religious scholar and author Reza Aslan about his new book, which chronicles the history of the modern Middle East through literature.
In this essay, Jon Meacham reflects on the remarkable tolerance of Americans after 9/11, offers lessons from his own faith and implores us to fight nativism as strongly as we fight terrorism.
Jon Meacham travels to lower Manhattan to explore the history of religious freedom there, in light of the controversy over a proposed Muslim cultural center near Ground Zero.
President Obama issued a forceful defense of plans to a build a mosque and Muslim community center near ground zero on Friday, stepping directly into one of the thorniest political conflicts of the year.