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For refugees, arrival in Germany means more waiting

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After dangerous crossings and sleepless nights, refugees fleeing violence in Syria reach their goal only to find that a longer bureaucratic journey has just begun. Continue reading

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Should the U.S. take in Syrian war refugees?

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As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, candidates running for president have begun to weigh in on what the U.S. should be doing. Continue reading

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War refugees test Europe’s tolerance

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An estimated 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year, arriving in Southern European countries like Greece and quickly overwhelming local resources. Continue reading

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Obama sends more U.S. troops to Iraq for fight against ISIL

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450 more troops will join the 3,100 troops that are already there in a training and advisory role. Continue reading

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Can the U.S. stop the Islamic State?

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) won several victories this week, raising U.S. concerns that the extremist group’s influence may be growing beyond control. Continue reading

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