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Latinos Are Shaping the Future of the United States

Latino family book_alt2 icon Report The development of Latinos as the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population will change the electoral landscape, but the extent of their impact depends on actions related to immigration and trade across the Americas.

by the Center for American Progress and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas | Monday, November 30, 2015

The Realist Case for Climate Change Cooperation

Yemen droughtWorld leaders should use the Paris climate talks this week to form an alliance against the threat of climate change.

by Ken Sofer | Monday, November 30, 2015

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security

Muslim woman peace flag book_alt2 icon Report ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 25, 2015

After the Paris Attacks

Kurdish peshmerga in Kobani article icon Issue Brief To turn the tide against ISIS, America needs to step up its military and diplomatic campaign and reject voices calling for the country to turn against refugees and Muslims.

by Vikram Singh, Ken Gude, Peter Juul, William F. Wechsler, Hardin Lang, Brian Katulis | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Standing Up Against Islamophobia

Muslim volunteers at soup kitchenIslamophobia is morally wrong and harmful to America’s security.

by Sally Steenland and Ken Gude | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Infographic: The Screening Process for Entry to the United States for Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees face a long security screening process before being admitted for entry to the United States that is specially designed to mitigate any threats and helps ensure Americans are not placed in harm’s way.

| Wednesday, November 18, 2015

America at Its Best

Syrian refugee mother and childWelcoming Syrian refugees is a moral and security imperative that can be accomplished safely.

by Tom Jawetz and Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Remembering America’s Veterans in 2015

Arlington cemetery burialOn Veterans Day, the Center for American Progress offers a statistical snapshot of our veterans and the challenges they face.

by Maryia Statkevich and Lawrence J. Korb | Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Congress Must Adopt Changes to the Guantanamo Provisions of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act

The sun rises above Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay Naval BaseResolution of budget issues are not enough to ensure passage of the 2016 NDAA after President Obama’s veto.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Turkey’s Right Rises Again

Turkey election celebrationPresident Erdoğan has won a major electoral victory. Now, he must decide whether to continue his strategy of confrontation or move to ease tensions in a polarized country.

by Max Hoffman and Michael Werz | Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Confronting the Terror Finance Challenge in Today’s Middle East

An oil field in Syria book_alt2 icon Report The United States must update its terror finance policy framework to meet new challenges and enduring threats from state actors and nonstate groups.

by Hardin Lang, Peter Juul, Trevor Sutton | Monday, November 2, 2015

Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel in Puerto Rico

store in Puerto RicoPolicymakers have the tools to address the Puerto Rican debt crisis, Puerto Rico just needs to be allowed to use them.

by Michael Madowitz | Friday, October 30, 2015

A Progressive Foreign Policy—and a Whole Lot of Work—Pay Off on Iran Nuclear Agreement

salehi and amanoThe Iran nuclear deal was the culmination of months of behind the scenes efforts by progressives, with CAP playing a key role.

by Vikram Singh | Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Forging a New Consensus on America’s Future in Space

If the United States takes advantage of the opportunities available today, Mars and the other wonders of the solar system are within the nation’s grasp.

by Peter Juul | Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Jokowi’s Visit Will Highlight Why Indonesia Is a Natural U.S. Partner

President Jokowi election article icon Issue Brief The Indonesian president’s visit to the United States this month is an opportunity for him to demonstrate that his country is a strong partner for the United States.

by Brian Harding | Wednesday, October 21, 2015