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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The most invisible Christians in Washington. Kelley Vlahos reports on the persecution of Christians in the Near East from the latest In Defense of Christians conference.

Death from above in Yemen. Nasser Kutabish offers moving personal testimony of the aftermath of a Saudi-led coalition missile strike that caused the deaths of some of his relatives in Yemen.

The many false narratives at the Republican debates. Emma Ashford criticizes the candidates’ reliance on “oversimplified and misleading premises” in their foreign policy answers.

The Republican debates: showbiz over substance. Dan McCarthy reviews the content, or lack thereof, in Wednesday’s presidential debates.

Pluto like you’ve never seen it before. Alan Taylor presents and describes two new, detailed photos of Pluto taken by the New Horizons spacecraft earlier this year.

about the author

Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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