The continued killing of Christians.
Thank you so much for your great lead article in the April 23 issue of TNA: "Christian Massacres--A Result of U.S. Foreign Policy." Tragically, few Americans are even aware of the plight of Christians in these countries. Not surprisingly, except for an occasional mention by some religious stations, the media have totally blacked out this topic.
I was beginning to feel alone in noticing the "strange coincidence" of the United States' role in these tragedies. It is one thing to enlighten others about these happenings, but quite another (I have to duck) when asking them to ponder this "coincidence" involving the "good ol' U.S.A." we all love. (Or should I say "new" U.S.A.?) I don't press the issue beyond quoting Jesus Christ: "By their fruits you shall know them."
As a first-generation American, born and raised in a New England Armenian community of remnants from the Genocide of 1915 in Turkey, I keep seeing history repeating itself. (My parents were born in a 900-year-old, 100-percent Armenian Catholic village that was wiped out.)
In America, I saw how much these honest, hard-working people appreciated this beautiful country. Having learned to love America, I happily served in the armed forces during war, and later joined The John Birch Society (in 1963), where I found wonderful programs aimed at preserving this great country from the manifold evils that have plagued the 20th century. A few short years from 90, I can no longer be active, but can continue to pray hard. Thanks for TNA, which I read cover to cover.
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