Anna Theofilopoulou

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Ban’s Misstep in Western Sahara

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 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

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

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.