The U.S. has only admitted 1,500 Syrians. The fear of Islamic extremists is great; the debate on immigration venomous.
Even though [Obama's] speeches are beautiful, they end up getting on your nerves due to the distance that separates practice from declarations of principle.
We must celebrate the fact that Obama discussed with his host, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, the sore subject of the state of civil liberties.
The real theme of the historic visit to his father’s homeland was Barack Obama’s promise on Saturday to strengthen cooperation between Kenya and the United States in the fight against terrorism, and to provide greater logistical and financial support to Kenyan security forces.
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Somalis, like many of the world’s people, are significant only when they are considered a threat. And if US policies make that threat more likely, well, that will be another administration’s problem. Until then, they count for nothing.
It is essential to work toward a ceasefire in Syria in order to ease tension in the region.