My escape from brutal Turkish crackdown

by Joel Richardson -- For the past 12 years, I've maintained a keen interest in the future of the nation of Turkey, writing frequently over the years about the re-emergence of this more…

Mideast caliphate storm clouds darken

by Joel Richardson -- Turkish Foreign Minister Davutoğlu calls for a new regional neo-Ottoman order For the past several years, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, the chief architect of Prime Minister Erdoğan's more…

Will Israel become wealthiest nation in Mideast?

by Joel Richardson -- For years, it was assumed that the nation of Saudi Arabia, with its vast oil reserves, would long reign the wealthiest oil-producing nation in the Middle East. According more…

What the Bible says about a Palestinian state

by Joel Richardson -- On Nov. 29, 2012, 138 nations passed U.N. Resolution 67/19 on "The Question of Palestine." The resolution expresses support for the right of "the Palestinian people ... to more…

Is Egypt's president
fulfilling biblical prophecy?

by Joel Richardson -- On Feb. 11, 2011, addressing the success of Egypt's revolution, which he himself enthusiastically supported, President Barack Obama stood in the Grand Foyer of the White House and more…

The anti-Semitic bizzaro-world of Turkey's PM

by Joel Richardson -- In early October, when a single mortar shell launched from Syria missed its target and reached Turkey's borders, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, was enraged. In referring to more…

A Christian response to Obama victory

by Joel Richardson -- In light of President Obama's re-election, it is essential to briefly detail some of the reasons why Christians should rise above the depression and hopelessness that has gripped more…

A Christian response to Obama victory

by Joel Richardson -- In light of President Obama's re-election, it is essential to briefly detail some of the reasons why Christians should rise above the depression and hopelessness that has gripped more…