The Daily Beast recently ran an opinion piece on Muslim persecution of Christians in the Middle East. The column, written by Diarmaid MacCulloch asked, 'Why Won’t the West Defend Middle Eastern Christians?'
John Boehner went off on outside conservative groups for pushing against the new budget deal. 'They're using our members and they're using the American people for their own goals,' he said. 'This is ridiculous.'
The Party of God, better known as the Iranian-backed Lebanese Hezbollah, wants to pursue a “common enemies” approach with the United States in an effort to halt the spread of al-Qaida in the Middle East.