Joshua Meservey

Joshua Meservey is the senior policy analyst for Africa and the Middle East at The Heritage Foundation. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia and later an aid worker based in Kenya. He also worked at the US Army Special Operations Command and at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. He frequently testifies before Congress and provides commentary for a range of print and digital media outlets. He is a graduate of the Fletcher School at Tufts University and the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University.

Sudan Moves in Right Direction on Religious Liberty, but Progress is Fragile
Sudan Moves in Right Direction on Religious Liberty, but Progress is Fragile

Despite the many challenges Sudan faces, its government’s defense of religious freedom gives reason for optimism that it is on the path to a more prosperous and more peaceful future.

The Prosecution of Asia Bibi Shows Why Blasphemy Laws Are a National Security Issue
The Prosecution of Asia Bibi Shows Why Blasphemy Laws Are a National Security Issue

The US should grant asylum to Asia Bibi, a Catholic mother of five whose blasphemy trial and acquittal have embroiled Pakistan in violence. The aftermath of her deserved acquittal teaches an even larger lesson, for it demonstrates once again how restricting religious freedom can tear a nation apart.