Slash-and-burn cuts to the State Department and USAID would deepen the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II.
Ty McCormickTy McCormick is the Africa editor at Foreign Policy. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, he has reported from more than a dozen countries in Africa and the Middle East, including Egypt, Lebanon, Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi, Uganda, Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was the bronze medal recipient of the 2016 Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize from the U.N. Correspondents Association and a finalist for the 2015 Kurt Schork Award for international journalism. Prior to joining FP in 2012, he was a freelance Cairo correspondent. He has written for the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, and National Geographic, among others. He received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and master’s degrees from Oxford University and the Queen’s University Belfast, where he held Clarendon and George J. Mitchell scholarships, respectively.
Two years after the height of the migration crisis, Germany is learning that newcomers fare best in tiny villages, not big cities.
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Migrants risk their lives to cross from Libya to Italy; the relentless battle for Mosul rages on; and campers protesting the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline hang up their tarps and disband. FP Staff