Obama Understands the Border Crisis Better Than Rick Perry. His Child-Migrant Plan Proves It.
July 25, 2014

A humanitarian crisis demands a humanitarian response—not more guns on the border.

Yanukovych's Mansion Is Now Home For Ukrainian Refugees
June 09, 2014

The lush property belonging to the former Ukrainian president is now a shelter for refugees.

The War on Bread
How the Syrian regime is using starvation as a weapon
February 14, 2014

On June 16, 2012, a collection of videos from Syria were posted to YouTube. In them, a shaky cell phone camera pans across the inside of a bakery in Farhaniyeh, a village in the province of Homs.

The Unluckiest People on Earth
Syrians refugees thought Egypt would be safe. They were wrong.
October 06, 2013

Long before the start of the Arab Spring, Syrians in the southern town of Saqba had close ties with Egyptians in Damietta.

Failure to Rescue
How FDR hurt Jewish would-be immigrants
July 06, 2013

President Roosevelt’s policies about Jews were calculated the way he calculated other strategic options: politically. But some choices fall in a different, more fundamental, dimension. That is what Josiah DuBois implied when he charged the United States with complicity in Hitler’s murders. These judgments still sting.

Obama's Strange Silence on Syria
Even before chemical weapons were used, there was a refugee crisis. Why won't the president act?
April 26, 2013

There's a refugee crisis. And now, chemical weapons have been used. When will the president act?