If we replaced Turkey with Saudi Arabia in NATO could we acknowledge the Armenian genocide while cutting hypocrisy on current support for religious freedom versus security interests?

There are a few moving pieces here, but stay with me. First, we have longstanding unfinished business on simply acknowledging historic fact on the Armenian genocide. This was a basic premise of the Barack Obama presidential campaign in 2008--the whole…

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As it was in 2007, is it now in 2016? “Too much corruption” in Kenya to risk a change in power at elections?

I wrote about my most important conversation from the 2007 campaign in Kenya here in installment 13 of my "War for History" series: Fresh from my first meeting with the American Ambassador with his enthusiasm for the current political environment…

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