WORLD Vol 28 No 4

38 Loaded questions
The mass shootings that have prompted a national debate over gun control are tragic-but rare. What about the gun violence that takes the most  American lives? Are we ready to pursue solutions that are hard-fought and long-term?

46 Places to see
Travel makes good opportunities to find evidence  of God’s love, man’s fears, and creativity

50 A cold peace
The same men lead the United States and Israel as last year, but their relationship may soon become icier than ever

54 War of northern aggression
It’s been almost two years since Sudan divided into two countries, but the problems of political Islam and ethnic cleansing won’t go away

58 Grateful escape
Two North Korean refugees sleep every night in their own struggling restaurant­ and count it a blessing