A.J. Nolte is currently an Assistant Professor in the Robertson School of Government at Regent University, where he teaches courses on international relations, religion and politics, American political thought, and the Middle East. He previously worked at a DC-based religious freedom advocacy and education organization, and is an occasional contributor to Providence, a journal of Christianity and foreign policy. The views expressed in this article are entirely those of the author, and do not represent the views of either the Robertson School of Government or Regent University. Find him on Facebook at Blind Politics with Dr. Nolte.