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May 15, 2019
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The new U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, John Abizaid, started work in Riyadh last week. He’s taken on a difficult job, with U.S.-Saudi relations in crisis and with various parts of the U.S....
April 30, 2019
Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst, Refugee Protection
Earlier this week President Trump released a memorandum directing the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security to impose a variety of new restrictions that would drastically undermine...
April 22, 2019
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Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst, Refugee Protection
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In late February, we interviewed *Daniel at the Karnes family detention center in Texas. Daniel had fled political persecution in Nicaragua and arrived in Piedras Negras, Mexico with his young son...
April 19, 2019
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This weekend, Egyptians will vote on a controversial referendum to amend the country’s constitution to prolong President Abdel Al Fattah Sisi's tenure in office. The vote will extend Sisi’s...
April 16, 2019
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By Holly Bauer  Last week I traveled to Guantanamo Bay to observe the military commission pre-sentencing hearings for Maryland resident Majid Khan. Most of the proceedings covered classified...
April 11, 2019
Senior Advisor
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On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation to sanction all senior Turkish officials responsible for the wrongful detentions of U.S. citizens. The legislation would bar the...
April 10, 2019
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By Dalya Kefi In late March, I visited the Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions as an NGO observer. On the docket was United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et al, a case against five alleged...
April 10, 2019
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Anti-refugee rhetoric and policies have characterized the Trump presidency. Now, as he transitions to campaign mode ahead of the 2020 election, he’s doubling-down. Earlier this month, we learned...
April 02, 2019
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By Alexa Potter Last week, I attended a Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing for Suhayl Abdul Anam Al Sharabi, a 42-year-old Yemeni national who has been held at Guantanamo for sixteen years. Al...
March 27, 2019
Director, Foreign Policy Advocacy
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify twice today in the House of Representatives to justify President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget plan and answer questions from lawmakers. In the morning...

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