Hidden Harm

January 23, 2024

Ukraine confronts psychological cost of war

Ukraine has so far survived the brutal winter despite continuing Russian missile attacks across the country. However, the sustained…

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Shaming Without Naming

December 19, 2023

The limits of confidential U.S. visa sanctions for accountability

Visa sanctions have become an increasingly popular and, in some cases, quite effective tool in the…

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Slow Progress

December 6, 2023

U.S. Global Magnitsky Sanctions in their Sixth Year

One of the most surprising trends of the U.S. Global Magnitsky sanctions program over the past year…

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Mapping the Movement: Election Denialists Recruit Veterans and Threaten 2024 Election

November 28, 2023

Since 2020, the election denial movement has been working to build a grassroots network to infiltrate local democratic institutions. Installing election deniers in positions of…

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Ukraine’s Winter War

November 17, 2023

Vulnerable civilians brace for coming freeze

As temperatures plummet in Ukraine, slowing the ground war, Russia resumes bombing the country’s heating infrastructure.

They target Ukraine’s…

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Inhumane and Counterproductive

October 12, 2023

Asylum Ban Inflicts Mounting Harm Executive Summary

Five months after the Biden administration initiated its new bar on asylum, the policy continues to strand…

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“I Felt Not Seen, Not Heard”

September 19, 2023

Gaps in Disability Access at USCIS for People Seeking Protection

People seeking asylum in the United States navigate a complex process to apply for asylum…

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Double Jeopardy: Russia Threatens to Invade Kupiansk Again

August 31, 2023

Russian forces occupied the eastern Ukrainian city of Kupiansk in February 2022, and were forced out by the Ukrainian military seven months later. The Russians…

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