Since early 2015, the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt has been rocked by violence and instability. The region, bordered by the Gaza strip and Israel on one side and the Suez Continue Reading
Pope Francis, an Argentinian and lifelong advocate for the downtrodden, visited the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, tracing the path of the millions who have emigrated to the U.S. and greeting Continue Reading
In Obama’s address to the 70th meeting of the United Nations general assembly (UNGA), he reminded the member-state delegates, “Nowhere is our commitment to international order more tested than in Continue Reading
‘Teeming Shores’ is a biweekly column that broadly covers issues related to global migration and how the movement of peoples can reshape traditional conceptions of sovereignty and security. The title is referential to the sonnet “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus that is engraved on the Statue of Liberty in America.
Last July, President Obama implored Congress to approve a $3.7 billion package aimed at bolstering US-Mexican border security and immigration law enforcement in response to the burgeoning Central American refugee Continue Reading
‘Teeming Shores’ is a biweekly column that broadly covers issues related to global migration and how the movement of peoples can reshape traditional conceptions of sovereignty and security. The title Continue Reading
Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani wunderkind and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, pledged last week to donate the $50,000 from her World’s Children’s prize to help rebuild 65 United Nations Continue Reading
In his famous speech at the Islamic Centre of America in Washington, DC six days after the 9/11 attacks, then-President George W. Bush said, “The face of terror is not Continue Reading