Christians are experiencing an historic new season of hope, security and freedom in the Mideast. The media are largely ignoring it, but I explain in detail in this new column in The Jerusalem Post.

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(Jerusalem, Israel) — The media are largely missing a fascinating and historic trend in the Epicenter, but it’s worth taking a closer look.

Here’s my new column in The Jerusalem Post.

Encouraging new season for Christians in Mideast

Something hopeful is happening in the Middle East. As 2019 begins, Christians in the region are experiencing the most encouraging season of personal security, religious freedom and peaceful coexistence with Muslims in living memory. The media are largely missing this historic development, but it’s worth taking a closer look.

Just a few years ago, the so-called Islamic State was waging genocide against Christians in Iraq and Syria and threatening to destabilize Jordan – a country with a historic Christian population – and “slaughter” King Abdullah II, whom they denounced as a “tyrant.”

In a 2016 cover story in Dabiq – their English-language propaganda magazine – ISIS leaders vowed to “Break the Cross”…

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