by AWR Hawkins//

The Obama administration in general, and the State Department in specific, has a vested interest in a successful outcome for nations that were involved in the Arab Spring. After all, we didn’t just watch the political purging of that season from afar. Instead, we were rhetorically engaged in the removal of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and militarily engaged in the ousting of Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi.

And perhaps this vested interest explains why our state department is now going out of its way to hide the atrocities Christians face at the hands of Islamists who emerged victorious following the Arab Spring.

Here’s the dirty little secret: the political purges that took place in the Middle East during 2011 continue even now—they’re just not strictly political anymore. Instead, they are religious purges carried out by the Islamists who rose to predominance via the Arab Spring. And…

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