Chuck Colson
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The radical Islamic worldview is buttressed by thousands of terrorist cells spread throughout the Islamic world, agitating for violence and training for terror attacks. And as World magazine reported last week, U.S. forces in Iraq have seized intelligence documents revealing that Saddam Hussein collaborated with and supported Islamic terror leaders, including Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

We need to think seriously about these issues before we go to the polls on Tuesday. Yes, fighting in places like Iraq and Afghanistan is messy, and getting to the source of terror is long and even messier. But with weapons of mass destruction at large and our national security at stake, we may not have any other options. Take a look at where all the candidates who are running for every federal office stand, and soberly ask who has the right strategy and record to protect our country.


For further reading and information:

Mindy Belz, ? Unmasked men ,? World, 16 October 2004 .

Priya Abraham, ? Mideast meets Midwest ,? World, 23 October 2004 .

Christopher Hitchens, ? In Front of Your Nose: Yes, Saddam did have terrorist connections. ? Slate, 25 October 2004 .

Victor Davis Hanson, ? Country at a Crossroads ,? National Review Online, 27 October 2004.

?Iraq Amnesia ,? Wall Street Journal, 8 October 2004.

William Kristol, ? The Mother of All Flip-Flops ,? Weekly Standard, 26 October  2004.

Charles W. Colson, ? Finishing the Job ,? BreakPoint WorldView, November 2003.

See Chuck Colson?s ? Top Ten Moral Issues Facing America .?

Call 1-877-322-5527 to request the BreakPoint CD ? Setting Your Moral Compass ,? in which BreakPoint addresses the key moral issues of our day.

Learn more about just war doctrine .

Robert P. George, ? Can Preemptive Military Action in Iraq Be Justified? ? BreakPoint WorldView, November 2002.

J. Budziszewski, ? Just War Revisited ,? BreakPoint Online, 17 December 2002 .

Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (Simon and Schuster, 1998).

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Chuck Colson

Chuck Colson was the Chief Counsel for Richard Nixon and served time in prison for Watergate-related charges. In 1976, Colson founded Prison Fellowship Ministries, which, in collaboration with churches of all confessions and denominations, has become the world's largest outreach to prisoners, ex-prisoners, crime victims, and their families.
 
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