Nicholas Kristof’s New York Times article asks whether the proposed U.S. contract for $53 million dollars of arms sales to Bahrain is morally acceptable. Bahrain is a moderate Middle Eastern State, providing moderation in an often anti-western context – and land for a U.S. Navy base. Yet in Bahrain arms are used against civilians. Kristof traces the use of tear gas against a boy, Ali, and his family. Ali was killed. As Obama deliberates, you might read Kristof’s article.
Justice in the Old Testament and missional church
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