Human beings fleeing persecution are not a “flood” or “surge.” And it’s not “illegal” when they cross the border to seek asylum.
A Renewed Yemen Truce Is No Substitute for Justice
A halt to the fighting in Yemen would be welcome news. But it won’t last without addressing the warring parties’ crimes against civilians.
He Chose Not to Fight in Ukraine
A Russian CO speaks out.
Saudi Arabia’s LIV Golf League Is ‘Sportswashing’ At Its Worst
But if the effort is designed to distract from the Saudi government’s worst abuses — or U.S. support from them — it may backfire.
Reflecting on Russia’s War Crimes in Ukraine, 20 Years After the U.S. Invaded Iraq
Washington has tried to replace international law with a vague “rules-based order” that seemingly only other countries can violate. Ukrainians and Iraqis deserve better.
Iraq, Ukraine, and a World Without Accountability
If the U.S. wants the ICC to prosecute Russia for its many crimes in Ukraine, Washington should join the court too — and receive its judgment.
Immigration Policy Doesn’t Have To Be This Way
For 20 years, the Department of Homeland Security has made life a nightmare for millions — but Dreamers like me have seen that there’s another way.
What’s Behind Spain’s About-Face on Western Sahara?
Western Sahara’s former colonizer has shifted toward effectively recognizing Morocco’s illegal occupation of the territory.
U.S. Sanctions Are Hurting Syrians
After 12 years of war, it’s clear that blanket sanctions have hurt only innocent Syrians — not Assad or his enablers. We need a new approach.
The UAE Plans for a Fossil Fuel Friendly COP28
Should a repressive petrostate get to host UN climate talks?