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Congress Must Provide Funding and Protect Oversight To Meet Global Security and Humanitarian Needs Article
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Congress Must Provide Funding and Protect Oversight To Meet Global Security and Humanitarian Needs

Recent bipartisan Senate legislation provides security and humanitarian assistance in critical areas—Ukraine, Israel and Palestine, and the Indo-Pacific—but Congress must ensure more oversight so that the funds are used according to U.S. law and policy.

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2023 CAP IDEAS Conference

Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.

Response to Horrific Attacks in Israel Must Avoid Collective Punishment for Gaza and Confront Obstacles to Peace Article
Fire and smoke rise above buildings in Gaza City.

Response to Horrific Attacks in Israel Must Avoid Collective Punishment for Gaza and Confront Obstacles to Peace

The horrifying Hamas terror attack on Israeli civilians has provoked an understandable imperative to bring the perpetrators to justice, but Israel must avoid collective punishment for Gaza that can bring a loss of moral clarity and reinforce historic grievances.

Patrick Gaspard

Practical Solutions To Assist Cities and States Receiving Asylum-Seekers Across the U.S. Report
Migrants, who boarded a bus in Texas, are dropped off within view of the U.S. Capitol building.

Practical Solutions To Assist Cities and States Receiving Asylum-Seekers Across the U.S.

The uncoordinated busing and relocation of migrants and asylum-seekers poses various challenges to receiving cities and states across the country; but practical solutions at the local, state, and federal levels can turn these challenges into opportunities.

Zefitret Abera Molla

It’s time to close Guantanamo In the News

It’s time to close Guantanamo

Elisa Massimino argues for the closure of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo, which, she writes, has become "a moral, legal, strategic, and financial sinkhole for our country."

CNN

Elisa Massimino

A Conversation With Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall Past Event

A Conversation With Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall

Discussing Air Force and Space Force personnel, the crisis in Ukraine, competition with China, human rights, and the role of the U.S. in the world

Overturning Roe Will Exacerbate the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis. It’s Time for Our Leaders To Act In the News

Overturning Roe Will Exacerbate the Black Maternal Mortality Crisis. It’s Time for Our Leaders To Act

The Black Maternal Health Federal Policy Collective, including CAP's Osub Ahmed, writes about why Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women.

Ms. Magazine

Black Maternal Health Federal Policy Collective, Osub Ahmed

The war isn’t over, but Ukraine is already prosecuting Russian crimes In the News

The war isn’t over, but Ukraine is already prosecuting Russian crimes

Gregg Bloche, Mark Fallon, and Elisa Massimino explain why Ukraine will be a proving ground for the proposition that a nation victimized by an aggressor can be capable of fairly meting out justice.

The Washington Post

Gregg Bloche, Mark Fallon, Elisa Massimino

The Urgency of Designating Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status Report

The Urgency of Designating Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status

The U.S. government should immediately grant Temporary Protected Status to Cameroonian nationals in the United States, given the extraordinary and deteriorating conditions in the country that make a safe return impossible.

Silva Mathema, Zefitret Abera Molla

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