Religious and Ethnic Conflict Abroad

ROBERT JAY LIFTON *Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at John Jay College and the Graduate Center, CUNY *Author, Destroying the World to Save It: Aum Shinrikyo, Apocalyptic Violence, and the New Global Terrorism Metropolitan books (1999) RABBI DAVID SAPERSTEIN *Chair, the U.S. commission on International Religious Freedom *Director and Counsel, The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism BILL MAYNES *President, the Eurasia Foundation The State Department has issued its first annual report on religious freedom worldwide. In addition to usual targets of criticism, allies like Saudi Arabia were also cited for intolerance. Many countries have complained the report is both sloppy and condescending. Join guest host Lynn Neary for a look at the difficulties of formulating a response to religious conflict abroad.

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