The old equilibrium between the United States and Iran has vanished and a new order will have to be built, writes Maryam Zar.
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Paige Smith spent a week living with a rural Maasai tribe in Kenya to more fully understand their way of life and how it is connected to their practice of female circumcision.
A Pacific Council delegation composed largely of Emerging Leaders recently traveled to Colombia to explore the peace process, Venezuela, economic development, and more with government officials, business and NGO leaders, and former FARC combatants.
Experts discussed the continued persecution of China's Uighurs in a recent teleconference.
Congress and the president should urgently pass and enact the Uighur Human Rights Policy Act in a timely fashion so that the United States can live up to its promises and help bring an end to the atrocities against China’s Uighurs, writes Ann Durbin.
Press freedom observers say the risks reporters face around the world are increasing and evolving, writes Abhinanda Bhattacharyya.
The Department of Homeland Security's Migrant Protection Protocol, better known as "Remain in Mexico," is a duplicitous non-entrée policy masquerading as a humanitarian solution meant to address the thousands of Central American asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border and must be immediately reversed, write Eliane Fersan and Kai Golden.
Our politicians and partisans should cool their fervor and take a dispassionate approach to resolving thorny policy problems such as immigration, writes Kim Gagné.
The passage of the Armenian Genocide resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives is timely and serves as a reminder that history remembers the Armenians, writes Michelle Kezirian.