The Syrian Civil War, launched with the intention of transforming Syria, may in the end only prove capable of shattering the country.
After the complete American withdrawal from Iraq in 2011, observers hailed the end of the war as the dawn of a new era of peace and stability for the country. American involvement had seemed the last barrier to internal harmony, and Iraq appeared poised to usher in an era of long-term internal improvement. Of course, […]
American citizens can now sue states that have allegedly sponsored terrorism. But how does a person sue a country?
The selection of Antonio Guterres to be the next leader of the United Nations was a show of unprecedented unity. Mr. Guterres, Portugal’s former Prime Minister and the current head of the U.N. Refugee Agency, was chosen by an informal consensus vote. Not a single country on the Security Council, the U.N.’s highest body, opposed […]
HPR writers weigh in on the underreported issues facing refugees the world over.
The failed ceasefire agreement between Russia and the United States in Syria has put the strained relationship between the two countries into the spotlight
Over the past several months, the number of terrorist attacks orchestrated by ISIS appear to be increasing exponentially. Between June 28 and July 2, which coincided with the month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar, ISIS claimed responsibility for multiple attacks that collectively resulted in the deaths of over 400 civilians. Since the November […]