Global Lane

Kurds recently cheered the arrival of U.S. troops in Al Darbasiyah, Syria by flashing the V sign and shouting, "Erdogan terrorist!" U.S. military commanders sent the American troops and armored vehicles over the Turkish border into northern Syria in response to Turkey's recent military air strikes against the YPG, the People's Protection Units. 
If asked to rate the president's performance, why would most informed evangelicals give President Trump a B? After all, 80% of evangelicals voted for Donald Trump and he's worked hard to maintain their approval since taking the oath of office just over 100 days ago. So, what's the big deal, why not an A?
Some persecuted Pakistani Christians who have fled their home country for a safe haven are experiencing additional suffering in their chosen countries of refuge. However, there is some good news. Some of those denied refugee status or religious asylum in Thailand and Sri Lanka are finding safety and a welcoming place.
On April 22nd, more than one million South Africans of all races gathered for an unprecedented day of prayer for their nation. It was the largest prayer gathering in the history of the country and perhaps the largest ever on the African sub-continent.
Fresh from his controversial (and possibly rigged) referendum victory, it appears Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may now view himself as the chosen successor of a revived Ottoman empire, the Sultan of a new Islamic caliphate.
Fresh from his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Middle East expert and author Joel Rosenberg told The Global Lane that President Trump is in the early stages of forming a U.S., Israel, and  Sunni alliance against Iran and ISIS.