Op-Eds

FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 30, 2014 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs on May 30, 2014. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), of which I am Chairman, released its 2014 Annual Report... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 20, 2014 | By Robert P. George & Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in the Wall Street Journal on May 19, 2014. As Iran approaches the anniversary of Hasan Rouhani's presidential victory, the Islamic Republic's human-rights record, particularly its... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 9, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following op-ed appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on May 8, 2014. WASHINGTON - While this year marks the 100th anniversary of Nigeria’s nationhood, many Nigerians find themselves more alarmed and... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 1, 2014 | By Robert P. George  The following op-ed appeared in The Hill on April 30, 2014.   Iranian pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen, has been serving an eight-year prison sentence since January 2012 for “threatening national security”... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION April 14, 2014 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following op-ed appeared in the Global Post on April 10, 2014. WASHINGTON — Last week's Formula 1 automotive racing event spotlighted the host country of Bahrain, which remains home to the region’s largest... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION April 2, 2014 | Elliott Abrams and Eric P. Schwartz The following op-ed appeared in USA Today on April 1, 2014 Overzealous security precautions keep America from living up to its ideals. Last month, as Syria's civil war entered its fourth year, bloodshed... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION February 3, 2014 | By  M. Zuhdi Jasser and Sam Gejdenson The following op-ed appeared in World Affairs Journal on January 31, 2014. After months of sectarian strife between Muslims and Christians, the Central African Republic (CAR) has a small, precious... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION January 27, 2014 | By  Robert P. George    The following op-ed appeared in  The Hill  on January 27, 2014. I testified before the Congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC)’s hearing on the Defending Freedoms Project on... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION January 16, 2014| By Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in CNN World on January 16, 2014. Editor's note: Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett serve as chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, of the U.S. Commission on... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 31, 2013 | By Robert P. George & Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on December 31, 2013. Please note: This article was republished as A Bad Year for Christians in the Middle East by Real Clear World on January 1,... Read More

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