Articles by Anna Theofilopoulou

Ban’s Misstep in Western Sahara

March 28, 2016 | Can the UN secretary-general's ill-advised trip to North Africa nevertheless pave the way to a settlement of the dispute over Western Sahara?

Morocco’s Short-Sighted Politics

Morocco’s Short-Sighted Politics

May 21, 2012 | Morocco's democratic deficit, too often abetted by allies, has contributed to an unsustainable status quo both at home and in Western Sahara.

Most Asylum Seekers Are Not Cheaters

Most Asylum Seekers Are Not Cheaters

August 15, 2011 | In the wake of the DSK case, stories of asylum cheats are spreading. But the reality is of honest, desperate people navigating a deeply flawed system.

Reforming Asylum Policy

Reforming Asylum Policy

June 22, 2010 | President Obama has made some progress in making it easier for legitimate asylum-seekers to stay in the United States. But more can be done.