The international community is making a major push in 2016 to bring reforms to a global humanitarian system stretched close to the breaking point.
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Until appropriate procedural safeguards can be put in place, the Obama administration should halt the raids and ensure due process for Central American refugees.
The current plans to modernize the U.S. nuclear arsenal are unsustainable. Prudent cuts can help deterrence and free up scarce funds for more pressing priorities.
Anti-Muslim bigotry runs counter to American values and threatens national security.
Colombia’s journey from near state failure to the brink of historic peace with assistance from the United States opens the way to a stronger U.S.-Colombia partnership.
All asylum seekers must be informed of their rights, have access to counsel, and not be rushed to deportation before making their full case for protection.
Despite obstacles, President Obama can close Guantanamo before he leaves office.
Brian Katulis, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on January 20, 2016.
CAP experts explain why the role of Congress differed in these two major international agreements aimed at improving global security.
On December 12, 2015, nations adopted a historic global agreement to address climate change.