As Europe secularized and the global South becomes the new market for potential converts, Christianity is undergoing a painful evolution.
Iraq has a long and tortured history. Home to the tyrant, the origins of despotism lie in the primordial ooze of the Mesopotamian swamp. Yet for a brief moment fifty years ago, the land of two rivers experienced democracy.
Instead of turning back Islamism, military interventions lead large swaths of local populations to pick up arms in defense of their homelands