Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Arab Sunset

Reprinted from After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies, by Christopher M. Davidson, with the permission of Oxford University Press. © Oxford University Press 2013. [ via @ForeignAffairs] Since their modern formation in the mid-twentieth century, Saudi … Continue reading

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Frederick Buechner from Wishful Thinking EVERYBODY PRAYS whether he thinks of it as praying or not. The odd silence you fall into when something very beautiful is happening or something very good or very bad. The ah-h-h-h! that sometimes floats … Continue reading

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