Foreign Policy

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 08:10
This article discusses how Washington's decision to end military aid to some Myanmar units involved in the forced displacement of the Rohingya minority may backfire on U.S. efforts to end the crackdown.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:46
This opinion piece states that the Trump Administration’s decision to include Chad in the travel ban was a mistake and the partial withdrawal of Chadian soldiers from areas that are heavily targeted by Boko Haram could result in swift and serious consequences.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:39
Thousands of men and boys have already been detained indefinitely by Iraqi security forces under vague allegations of being affiliated with the Islamic State. I have met with families of a small number of men being held; none of them had heard from their loved ones who, in most cases, had no idea where they were being held.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 06:44
94 of Burundi’s 110 national assembly lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to withdraw the country from the International Criminal Court. The decision was then unanimously approved by the senate. The United States has repeatedly expressed concern about human rights in Burundi, where refugees have accused security forces of hunting down government opponents and executing them in the streets
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 06:43
South Sudan’s hostility toward outsiders, and especially the latest attacks on U.N. diplomats and peacekeepers, is making it harder for others, including the United States, to bring an end to the violence that has wracked the country since a fragile unity government burst into renewed and bloody fighting this summer.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 06:43
The setback in Bogota also dealt a blow to Washington, which had been banking on a settlement after spending more than $10 billion over 16 years to combat the FARC.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:46
Iraq's Shiite militias are gearing up to retake Mosul from the Islamic State, with Tehran's backing — and despite Washington's opposition.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:20
President Barack Obama’s top military advisor told senators Thursday that the U.S-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are the only rebel group capable of taking the Islamic State bastion of Raqqa. But there’s no solid plan for holding the city once they do.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 06:56
President Rodrigo Duterte has called for U.S. special forces to leave the southern Philippines, where they have advised and assisted the Armed Forces of the Philippines in missions against Islamist insurgents since 2002.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:12
A bipartisan push against a $1.15 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is gaining steam in protest of Riyadh’s bombing campaign in Yemen — but remains split on whether to oppose the sale or block it outright.