Rise to Peace blog

Advocates push for additional visas for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Program

The Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2019, as enacted on February 15, 2019, authorized 4,000 additional SIVs for Afghan principal…

4 years ago

The New Arab Spring

Image courtesy of the Washington Post Many remember where they were when they first experienced the Arab Spring in late…

4 years ago

U.S Increases Pressure on Iran, but at What Cost?

On April 8th the Trump Administration designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization. It marks the first time…

4 years ago

George Rockwell: The Original American Nazi

Rockwell at a news conference in 1965. Image credit: Associated Press. Within the American neo-Nazi movement, there is perhaps no…

4 years ago

Gulf Rivalries and the Afghan Peace Talks

Major players in the Afghan peace talks. Image credit: Reuters/AP. There are doubtless domestic factors behind the crisis in Afghanistan,…

4 years ago