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April 18, 2016
Associate, National Security
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On Saturday, nine Yemeni detainees were transferred from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Many had been there since the prison opened in 2002, and eight had been cleared for release since...
April 18, 2016
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By Gregory Felder Those who fear that accepting Syrian refugees will make America less safe don't have the full picture on the refugee resettlement process. In this video, Secretary of...
April 18, 2016
Vice President, Communications
Top News Obama in Saudi Arabia This week President Obama travels to Saudi Arabia to meet with leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), including the heads of state from Bahrain, Kuwait,...
April 18, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: President Obama arrives in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday this week and attends a summit of Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) leaders there the...
April 15, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Germany is grappling with a lot: that’s a message I heard in different ways in different conversations this past week in Berlin. Having borne the largest share of the refugee crisis in Europe, the...
April 12, 2016
Associate, National Security
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Last Thursday President Obama spoke at the University of Chicago Law School about the Supreme Court and the challenges he is facing in the nomination process. Law students covered many issues in...
April 11, 2016
Vice President, Communications
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Top News Bahrain Ahead of President Obama’s upcoming participation in the Gulf Cooperation Council summit scheduled to take place in Saudi Arabia later this month, ...
April 11, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Four days is a long time to unlock a door. Last Thursday, standing with visiting Secretary of State John Kerry, Bahrain’s Foreign...
April 08, 2016
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By Leah Schulz After nearly 600 days in detention, four court hearings, and a year and a half of separation from their loved ones, this Monday, April 11, American citizens Momed and Kamal Eldarat...
April 06, 2016
International Legal Counsel
Associate Attorney, National Security
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Last Friday, the new State Department Legal Adviser, Brian Egan, gave a speech on “International Law, Legal Diplomacy, and the Counter-ISIL Campaign” at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of...

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