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Inviting ISIS for dinner: the “Vicar of Baghdad” is conflicted but supports military intervention in Iraq

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In an interview published by The Telegraph, Canon Andrew White talks about a wide range of topics, from his ministry in Iraq, to living with multiple sclerosis, and most notably about his attempts to reach out to ISIS last year as they threatened to invade Baghdad.

In his extraordinary life, White has mediated violent conflicts around the world, meeting with extremists, warlords, and terrorists to try and resolve problems without violence. Despite his history in peaceful work, White believes […]

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