The Briefing 03-25-16

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  • Time will tell whether Obama's visit to Cuba will usher in a new era or affirm an old one
  • Advances in food technology cause for celebration as global undernourishment diminishes
  • Statistics show that marriage is best for children, but some look elsewhere for solutions
  • He is risen! Christians worldwide ready to celebrate the central truth claim of our faith

The Briefing 03-21-16

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  • Obama's historical visit to Cuba highlights difficulties of statecraft in a fallen world
  • Evil in the heart of man: ISIS operative's arrest reveals bloodthirsty change in tactics
  • North Korea sentences American student to 15 years hard labor for theft of "sacrosanct" sign
  • Twitter celebrates its 10th anniversary. How has its 140-character limit shaped the world?

The Briefing 09-22-15

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  • Pope's caution in Cuba exposes tension between roles as religious leader and head of state
  • Pope sets pattern of liberalizing Catholicism's effect without formally adjusting teaching
  • Tennnessean schools instruct students on Islam, separating religious facts from beliefs