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December 18, 2013
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September 01, 2013
The Obama Administration is understandably frustrated by the repeated obstruction of multilateral efforts to end the Syria crisis from Russia and China at the United Nations Security...
September 01, 2013
The United States and the European Union already have in place stiff financial sanctions against Syria. However, these restrictions on lending to or conducting financial transfers on ...
August 28, 2013
Last update on June 2, 2014 The Detainees Total number of detainees ever incarcerated at Guantánamo: 779. Detainees released under President Bush: over 500. Detainees at start of Obama...
July 31, 2013
Syrian rebels have accused the Assad regime of perpetrating a chemical weapons attack on civilians in a village outside Damascus. This attack - which is said to have killed upwards of ...
April 30, 2013
Highlighting persecuted journalists for World Press Freedom Day. Download
March 31, 2013
Updated January 2014. How much money does U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spend to detain immigrants? ICE’s annual budget for immigration detention is about $2 billion....
March 31, 2013
In the aftermath of World War II, the United States played a leading role in building an international system for the protection  of refugees, to ensure that the nations of the world would never...
February 28, 2013
In 1996, Congress passed, and President Clinton signed into law, a provision barring an individual from asylum if he or she did not apply for protection within a year of arriving in the United...

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