Who gets to be Gog?

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met today in St. Petersburg, the first time they’ve been face-to-face since Turkey shot down a Russian warplane last November. Based on your take on Ezekiel 38, either or both Russia and Turkey could be the land of Magog.

Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande tours Europe, building support for a European Union army. Meet the new Rome, same as the old Rome. Also: Federal government nationalizing local police forces and illegally collecting data on gun owners; ISIS says it’s time to “break the cross”; the family of “Clock Boy” is suing Texas school officials; and award-winning screenwriter Brian Godawa says there is hope in Hollyweird.