Refugees

Global Backstop for Democracy

America is audacious and globally indispensable chiefly because of its soaring ideals. And those ideals speak to the world in the measured but constant affirmation of benevolence and good will to all who reciprocate. May it always be good news when a mighty American ship anchors in a distant harbor in times of trouble.

A Case for Rebuilding the US Commitment to Refugees
A Case for Rebuilding the US Commitment to Refugees

To renew our national spirit, we must rebuild our refugee resettlement program.

Protecting Rohingya after the Coup in Burma
Protecting Rohingya after the Coup in Burma

The brutalities endured by Burma’s Rohingya—the country’s most vulnerable population—were bad even before the recent coup. The US response must take their plight into account, or risk making it even worse.

The Vengeance of Victors
The Vengeance of Victors

There is no more dismal aspect of human history than the behavior of victors. However just their cause, they never fail to cast doubt upon its righteousness by the manner in which they exploit their victory.

America Must Focus on Religious Persecution against Iranian Christian Converts
America Must Focus on Religious Persecution against Iranian Christian Converts

Both the US government and Christian groups should prioritize Iran’s treatment of Christian converts.

On World Refugee Day, Remember the People at the Center of the Global Displacement Crisis
On World Refugee Day, Remember the People at the Center of the Global Displacement Crisis

World Refugee Day is an appropriate time to reflect on how policymakers should address these challenges while ensuring refugees have religious freedom.

Africa in 2020

Each African state faces its unique prospects and challenges heading into the new decade. Nevertheless, there are common themes and transnational trends we may expect to shape the continent in the new year and beyond.

Why a Robust Refugee Resettlement Program Matters for Religious Freedom
Why a Robust Refugee Resettlement Program Matters for Religious Freedom

The Trump administration is considering reducing the already small number of refugees who are allowed into the refugee resettlement program….

A Christian Case for Humanitarian Intervention
A Christian Case for Humanitarian Intervention

In the ceaseless struggle between civilization and barbarism, America has tipped the scales toward civilization, toward freedom and justice. In many ways, it has organized its national life—its economic, military, and moral resources—toward this end. Are we still up to the task?