The Academy's Blind Spot by Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard

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The Academy's Blind Spot

Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard on the Limits of "Post-Colonialism"

The attacks this past Easter against Christians in Sri Lanka were horrific in themselves, but the horror deepens when we realize that they fit a broader pattern of global persecution. Unfortunately, in the West, certain sensibilities and assumptions hinder us from perceiving the magnitude of the problem.

For this reason, several months ago, the British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, made known an independent review into how the British government responds to worldwide persecution . . .