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September 15, 2016
By Joe Jenkins In North Texas, September 11th is not only a day of remembrance—it’s a time to rekindle the feeling of unity that swept the nation after that fateful day. For the past 15 years,...
September 14, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
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On Wednesday September 7, representatives from governments, civil society, and tech gathered to discuss the most pressing issues related to antisemitism around the world. The perpetual fight against...
September 14, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross-post from the Huffington Post: Remember the Eldarats, the U.S. citizens tortured and jailed in the United Arab Emirates for nearly two years while the Obama administration sat...
September 14, 2016
Associate, National Security
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In the last five months, I’ve observed proceedings in all three of the cases before the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay. In May, Hadi al Iraqi—alleged former senior al Qaeda leader. In July,...
September 14, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins  In early September the White House met its goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees. President Obama stated that the United States welcomed Muslim refugees with "an open...
September 14, 2016
By Alexander Strain Goods made with slave labor are categorically banned from import into the United States, thanks to a new provision in the Tariff Act of 1930 that President Obama signed into...
September 13, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins Amid the contentious debate over the U.S. response to the global refugee crisis, veterans are quickly becoming one of the most powerful voices in the room. In addition to high...
September 12, 2016
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
On August 3, Secretary Kerry met with foreign ministers of the five Central Asian nations (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) as the prelude to the new C5+1 program. The...
September 12, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top Items Global Refugee Crisis This Thursday the White House will host an event to celebrate the contributions of refugees resettled in the United States.  The event aims to share...
September 09, 2016
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By Kevin Meister Last week a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied Gitmo detainee Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri’s petition to...

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