The World’s System for Resettling Refugees Benefits the United States
By dismantling it, Trump would leave the country—and refugees—worse off.
Starvation and Child Soldiers: On the Ground in Yemen
International Rescue Committee chief sees the devastation firsthand and calls on the United States to end support for the Saudi-led coalition.
Jared Kushner’s Peace Plan Would Turn Jordan Upside Down
If the Trump administration seeks to strip Palestinian refugees of their status, it will destabilize one of America’s closest allies in the region.
Brazil’s Closed-Door Policy
A showdown between Brasília and the rural state of Roraima could seal the country to refugees from Venezuela.
America Is Not an Innocent Bystander in Yemen
Washington has left a vacuum in the Middle East, letting U.S. allies do as they please—no matter how high the body count.
Books in Brief: Fresh Reads on WWII Maritime History, Clipper Ships, and Cambodian Refugees
Foreign Policy staffers review recent releases.
Jordan Can’t Keep Up Its Double Game
By urging self-reliance at home while demanding aid from abroad, Amman has painted itself into a corner.
‘One Cannot Simply Wish Away 5 Million People’
The U.N. agency chief for Palestinian refugees warns funding cuts risk undermining Middle East stability.
For Trump and Co., Few Palestinians Count as Refugees
Trump’s attorney is among the activists trying to strip Palestinians of their status.
South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees
Feminists, the young, and Islamophobes have allied against desperate Yemenis.
Will Congo Go to the Polls—Or Go to War?
The government claims the country is having an election. Fighters in the East are preparing for battle.
Mexico Can’t Handle Your Tired, Poor, and Huddled Masses
Ever since Donald Trump's election, America's southern neighbor has become a growing destination for migrants—and the country is already buckling under the strain.
Refugee Skeptic to Assume Key Role on Migration Issues at State Department
The shift is part of the Trump administration’s broader campaign to crack down on refugees and immigration.
White House Official Who Advocated for Refugees Sacked and Escorted From Office
Jennifer Arangio had clashed with Stephen Miller and other hard-line aides to Trump.
Can Pedro Sánchez Put Spain Back Together Again?
The 2017 crisis in Catalonia tore the country apart. The new Spanish prime minister will need to fend off rivals and manage alliances to stay in power long enough to heal the wounds.
How Far Will Bavaria’s CSU Go to Fend Off Germany’s Far-Right?
Angela Merkel’s sister party, the Christian Social Union, is taking an extreme line on refugees and threatening to bring down her coalition.
Saving European Democracy Starts at Home
If French President Emmanuel Macron is serious about pushing back against xenophobic populists, he needs to revamp his own legislative agenda.
The Rohingya Have Fled One Crisis for Another
As the monsoon season looms, hundreds of thousands of refugees are living in overcrowded Bangladeshi refugee camps at risk of an imminent cholera outbreak.
White House Weighs Taking Refugee Programs Away From State Department
Mike Pompeo’s first test could be a plan to remove refugee aid from Foggy Bottom.