Central American Refugees Struggle for Protection in Southern Mexico

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by Laura Weiss On September 19 and 20, world leaders will convene at the UN General Assembly for the first-ever Summit for Refugees and Migration. Although focusing primarily on the refugee crisis in Syria, the Summit provides an opportunity to… Continue Reading  

The Destructive U.S.-Backed Campaign in Yemen

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by Paul R. Pillar The killing earlier this week of at least 131 civilians at a wedding party was only the latest and deadliest event in a campaign of airstrikes in Yemen by a foreign coalition led by Saudi Arabia.… Continue Reading  

Refugee World

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by John Feffer To paraphrase William Gibson, the post-apocalypse is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed. Many of our post-apocalyptic stories — Mad Max, The Road, World War Z — feature desperate people on the move in a… Continue Reading  

The Stunning Collapse of Syria’s Safe Spaces

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In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them. Continue Reading