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The United States has an obligation to support Israel’s defense, but it should not be a blank check for collective punishment that brutalizes innocent civilians; the Biden administration should urge an immediate humanitarian ceasefire.
Nov 17, 2023
Patrick Gaspard, Allison McManus
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Oct 25, 2023
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.
Oct 14, 2023
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.
Aug 9, 2023
Zefitret Abera Molla
Every McGovern-Dole dollar spent on food is a down payment on thriving democracies and trade.
Jul 11, 2023
This article details six foundational principles for providing inclusive and high-quality birth control and family planning care to all people.
May 22, 2023
Kierra B. Jones
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report on the Biden administration’s strategic use of its lawful parole authority to enhance migration management.
May 10, 2023
Democratic backsliding among U.S. allies such as Israel, India, and Mexico starkly illustrates the challenge for the United States’ foreign policy agenda.
Apr 5, 2023
Kate Donald, Heba Malik
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."
Oct 4, 2022
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
Sep 29, 2022
Experts discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act while highlighting the important intersection between immigration and disability rights.
Aug 25, 2022
Emily DiMatteo, Mia Ives-Rublee, Trinh Q. Truong, 3 More
Toni Pandolfo, Andrew Sonntag, Ala Al Sadi
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.
Aug 23, 2022
Black Maternal Health Federal Policy Collective, Osub Ahmed
A Conversation with The Atlantic’s Caitlin Dickerson
Aug 19, 2022
Americans in states with regressive anti-abortion laws now have fewer human rights protections than those in countries criticized for their records on women’s rights.
Jul 8, 2022
Alexandra Schmitt, Osub Ahmed, Elyssa Spitzer, 1 More
Maggie Jo Buchanan
Issued as a public health measure, there is no statistical evidence that border expulsions under Title 42 result in a lower COVID-19 case rate in the United States.
May 10, 2022
Tom K. Wong, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
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.
Apr 28, 2022
The Washington Post
Gregg Bloche, Mark Fallon, Elisa Massimino
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.
Apr 6, 2022
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.
Mar 3, 2022
Silva Mathema, Zefitret Abera Molla
As Russia invades Ukraine, the United States and the European Union should do all they can to assist all people fleeing the country.
Mar 1, 2022
Nicole Prchal Svajlenka, Trinh Q. Truong, Zefitret Abera Molla, 1 More
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
Aug 17, 2021
Alexandra Schmitt, Elisa Massimino
To achieve even greater gains in gender equity and equality around the world, the Gender Policy Council should leverage and expand the U.S. government’s existing women, peace, and security mandate and architecture.
Aug 4, 2021
The world needs a flexible, inclusive, and rights-centered paradigm to protect people who have been forcibly displaced—and the United States can help build it.
Dec 7, 2020
Elisa Massimino, Alexandra Schmitt
It is critical that the United States, and other countries around the world, recognize that prioritizing women and families in coronavirus responses is key to a successful long-term recovery.
May 29, 2020
Shilpa Phadke, Alexandra Schmitt
The United States must provide more foreign assistance in order to fight the pandemic at home and abroad.
Apr 15, 2020
Michael Fuchs, Alexandra Schmitt, Haneul Lee
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