• November 8, 2009 - David Aikman is the featured speaker at the "Rectors Forum" at St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh, near Philadelphia, PA. His topic will be "On Their Turf: How to Refute the Atheists." Aikman is available that weekend to speak to groups and churches in and around the Philadelphia area. To book him, send an e-mail to bookdavidaikman@gmail.com.
  • October 3-6, 2009 - David Aikman is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Stein am Rhein Symposium for Leaders of the Next Generation in Switzerland. Aikman will open this year's symposium, "Fit for the Future – Challenges and Choices 2020," with a speech on "The U.S. Perspective on Global Affairs."
  • September 29, 2009 - David Aikman points out the dangers of "A New Global Trade War" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • September 29, 2009 - Listen to a live half-hour interview with David Aikman about his newest book, The Mirage of Peace: Understanding the Never-Ending Conflict in the Middle East on the WWIB-FM (La Crosse-Eau Claire, WI) "Front Page" news show at 11 a.m. Eastern.
  • September 19, 2009 - David Aikman moderates a panel discussion on "Blind Spot: Why the News Matters to You" at The Gathering's 2009 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • September 17, 2009 - David Aikman takes on Capitalism and Michael Moore in his bi-monthly column for OneNewsNow.com. His previous columns are available here.
  • September 13, 2009 - David Aikman and two other journalists discuss the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, President Obama facing the opposition to the troop buildup in Afghanistan and his speech on the health care reform to a Joint Session of Congress on the Voice of America's weekly "Issues in the News" program.
  • September 3, 2009 - David Aikman holds a Trinity Forum Evening Conversation on his latest book, The Mirage of Peace: Understanding the Never-Ending Conflict in the Middle East in Washington, D.C. A recording will be uploaded shortly.
  • September 3, 2009 - David Aikman discusses his newest book, The Mirage of Peace: Understanding the Never-Ending Conflict in the Middle East, in his monthly live appearance on American Family Radio's "Today's Issues with Tim and Marvin" show. Aikman is the guest for the second hour, and a recording of the interview is available here.
  • August 30, 2009 - David Aikman spoke to a packed audience at Cedar Crest Community, in Pompton Plains, NJ, about the lives of Elie Weisel, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Billy Graham. The talk was based on his book, Great Souls: Six Who Changed a Century. A video of his talk will be uploaded shortly.
  • August 27, 2009 - In his bi-monthly column for OneNewsNow.com, David Aikman warns that we should not forget the "Memories of Munich" and draws parallels between Iran and Germany seventy years ago.
  • August 26, 2009 - David Aikman points out the high cost of "Al-Maliki's Impatience" in Iran in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • August 16, 2009 - David Aikman and two other journalists discuss the upcoming presidential elections in Afghanistan, Hillary Clinton's Africa tour, security of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, and the health-care reform debate in the United States on the Voice of America's weekly "Issues in the News" program. Links to audio recordings of the show are available here.
  • August 11, 2009 - Writing about the health care debate, David Aikman describes the raucous town hall meetings as "democracy at work", in his first column for OneNewsNow.com.
  • August 11, 2009 - David Aikman is the newest columnist for OneNewsNow.com, part of the American Family News Network. His bi-monthly column will cover a range of topics related to domestic and international events.
  • August 11, 2009 - David Aikman highlights the persecution of Christians in Pakistan and says "Pakistan Must Defend Christians" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • August 9, 2009 - David Aikman moderates the Voice of America's weekly "Issues in the News" program. In this show, the journalists discuss North Korea's release of two captive American journalists, political turmoil in Iran, Hillary Clinton's Africa tour and the run-up to Afghanistan's elections. Links to audio recordings of the show are available here.
  • August 7, 2009 - David Aikman's Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary is "A Tribute" to Lt. Commander Scott Speicher, the first American pilot shot down in the 1990 Gulf War.
  • July 24, 2009 - David Aikman "remembers Walter Cronkite" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • July 22, 2009 - David Aikman is Pedro Moreno's guest on the "Hey Pedro!" radio show on WPRZ in Warrenton, Virginia.
  • June 30, 2009 - David Aikman call President Obama’s press conferences Pravda Press Conferences in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • June 26, 2009 - David Aikman talks about dangerous events involving the Lunatic State of North Korea in this in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • June 11, 2009 - David Aikman says in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary that the "High Stakes in Iran" make the elections there an event Americans should pay close attention to.
  • June 4, 2009 - David Aikman, an eyewitness to the Tiananmen Square crackdown in China, recalls the harrowing events of the military suppression of peaceful pro-democracy protests in "Tiananmen Twenty Years Later" for The American Spectator and in this commentary for Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com
  • June 3, 2009 - David Aikman is interviewed on the daily news show "KKMS Live! With Jeff and Lee" in Minneapolis about the events of the Tiananmen Square crackdown twenty years ago.
  • June 1, 2009 - In reviewing The Soul of a Leader for The Weekly Standard, David Aikman applauds author Waller Newell's study of "Greatness Quantified."
  • May 25, 2009 - David Aikman points out "The Importance of Memorial Day" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • May 11, 2009 - In this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary, David Aikman worries that the passage of a new bill on "hate crime" will put Religious Speech at Risk.
  • May 5, 2009 - David Aikman applauds a young Russian politician for being "An Honest Voice in Russia" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • April 13, 2009 - David Aikman reviews the book Foul Bodies in "Soap Opera: How and Why Americans Got So Clean" for The Weekly Standard.
  • April 5, 2009 - In this American Spectator essay, David Aikman warns that "Obama's Global 'Narrative'" could have profound implications for U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
  • April 1, 2009 - David Aikman criticizes the "Bigotry at Miss USA" in this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary.
  • March 25, 2009 - David Aikman talks about atheism and his book, The Delusion of Disbelief in this interview on the Moody Radio news show "Prime Time America."
  • January 29, 2009 - David Aikman is a guest on WMBI-Moody Radio Chicago's morning news talkshow. In this wide-ranging interview during WMBI's special live broadcasts from the nation's capital, Dr. Aikman discusses international affairs from China to the Middle East, the Obama economic stimulus package, the New Atheism and US foreign policy.
  • January 16, 2009 - David Aikman speaks on "Insights on Leadership" at a luncheon hosted by Faith and Work Life in Irvine, CA.
  • January 16, 2009 - David Aikman is the featured speaker for The Trinity Forum and Christian Entrepreneur Organization's first dinner event of the year, speaking about his book, Great Souls: Six Who Changed a Century.
  • January 14, 2009 - In this Salem Radio Network/Townhall.com commentary, David Aikman points out "The Absurdity of Proportionality" when criticizing Israel’s incursion into Gaza.
  • January 14, 2009 - David Aikman talks about Understanding the Middle East Conflict on "KKMS Live! With Jeff and Lee" in Minneapolis.
  • January 3 & 4, 2009 - David Aikman gives expert commentary on Fox News about the Israeli military move into Gaza. Aikman appears regularly on Fox News to comment on breaking news events around the world.
The Mirage of Peace: Understanding the Never-Ending Conflict in the Middle East

Former TIME Magazine Jerusalem bureau chief David Aikman takes on the headline-grabbing subject of the Middle East. In this comprehensive look at the region, Aikman goes beyond the headlines and sound-bites to examine the complex and deeply rooted sources of the bloodshed and discord that seem to characterize the Middle East.

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The Delusion of Disbelief: Why the New Atheism is a Threat to Your Life, Liberty, and Pursuit of Happiness

Former Time senior correspondent and bestselling author David Aikman takes on the New Atheism in this articulate, reasoned response that highlights the dangers of atheism, drawing on historical evidence and the examples of modern totalitarian regimes. More information, including an interview with David Aikman, can be found at "Is Anyone Up There?"

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Billy Graham: His Life and Influence

David Aikman sheds new and deserved light on Billy Graham's life and international influence, probing critical episodes of Graham life experiences that help explain how a humble farmer's son went on to impact American public life, change the course of Protestant Christianity and even help bring about the fall of Communism.

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Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power

David Aikman, former Time Magazine bureau chief in Beijing, provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date book-length account of the remarkable spread of Christianity across China.

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Awaken the Dragon

(Previously released in hardcover as: Qi). Richard Ireton is a Hong Kong-based correspondent for an American news magazine. When he is sent to the Chinese province of Guangdong to investigate the disappearance of a missing American, he discovers dangerous new political currents flowing through South China.

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A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush

A behind-the-scenes account of President Bush's journey to faith. Through interviews with Bush's closest friends and family members, David Aikman provides a revealing look at how the president's faith impacts his life, his policies and our world.

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Great Souls: Six Who Changed a Century

David Aikman profiles six extraordinary people who have changed the century by modeling essential, undeniable virtues: Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela, Billy Graham, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Pope John Paul II and Elie Wiesel. Based on personal interviews with some of the six, Aikman examines the spiritual impulses that motivated them in their life's work and impacted the world.

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