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Making Syria Safe for Refugees

How to Head Off a Humanitarian Crisis by Alexander Decina As Russia’s “de-escalation plan” for the ongoing war in Syria …

Hezbollah’s Refugee Quandary

Anti-Refugee Campaign Has Disastrous Consequences   by Hanin Ghaddar*   While the Lebanese army was raiding the Lebanese town Ersal, where …

Nowhere to Call Home

“We are invisible here,” says Abu Leila, a Syrian refugee, as he stood in front of the ashes of his …

Dreaming of Sweden

Khalil was only seventeen when he decided to take up arms. After attending anti-government demonstrations in his home city of …

Testing Kurdish Hospitality

Iraqi Kurds are familiar with life as refugees. For years the tyranny of Saddam Hussein forced Kurds to leave their …

From Darfur to Amman

The middle-aged man could pass for any Jordanian. Wearing a clean, casual jacket and swathed in perfume, he takes another …

Yemen’s Huddled Masses

Yemen’s difficult transition from dictatorship is at a critical stage. Three years of armed conflict and political turmoil have brought …

Egypt’s Little Syria

More often than not, in the streets and shops of Cairo’s Sixth of October City, one can hear the Syrian …

The Best-Laid Plans

Syria’s catastrophe is increasingly leaping over the border of its northern neighbor, Turkey, igniting a whole new set of challenges …