Trump’s refugee crackdown threatens US security

November 7, 2019 Lawrence J. Haas The Hill

On the heels of his controversial decision to pull out of Syria and abandon the Kurds, our close allies in the fight against the Islamic State, the President’s move to cap Iraqi refugees is sure to raise further doubts about why people in foreign lands should risk their lives to work with the United States.

The New Faces of Iranian Protest

October 29, 2019 Ilan I. Berman The National Interest

Today’s anti-regime activism actually has more than two dozen public faces. And if they become better known globally, these personalities could help galvanize still greater resistance to the country’s clerical regime.