ISIS May Be Gone, But Iraq’s Yazidis Are Still Suffering
The defeat of the Islamic State has created a power vacuum in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, leaving the Yazidi minority at the mercy of competing militias.
Kenya has found a way to make refugee camps benefit host communities. Other countries should follow its lead.
Australia’s Draconian Refugee Policy Comes Home to Roost
The government has gone to great lengths to keep asylum-seekers from its shores. Now it might have to accept some of them after all.
For Them, Afghanistan Is Safer Than China
Persecution in Xinjiang is pushing Uighurs over the border.
White Evangelicals Have Turned on Refugees
Churches ditched visions of global salvation for a cold nativism.
‘Hateful Speech Almost Always Leads to Hateful Action’
The head of the refugee resettlement group that transfixed the Pittsburgh shooter says xenophobia is rising globally.
The Deadly Consequences of Dog-Whistle Politics
Eleven killed in the worst-ever attack on the U.S. Jewish community.
Italy’s Left-Wing Populists Won’t Stop the Far-Right. They’ll Strengthen It.
The Five Star Movement’s most prominent leftist, Alessandro Di Battista, is returning to politics, but don’t expect him to reverse the government’s anti-immigrant agenda.
Bashar al-Assad Is Waging Biological War—By Neglect
By deliberately destroying and degrading public health infrastructure, the Syrian regime is reviving long-eradicated diseases and killing civilians.
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.