Op-Eds

  FOR YOUR INFORMATION    August 15, 2013 | By  Katrina Lantos Swett  and  M. Zuhdi Jasser   The following op-ed appeared in  The Moscow Times  on August 15, 2013 | Issue 5192   This month marks the 22nd anniversary of the "August... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION August 12, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in Foreign Policy on August 9, 2013: On Sunday, August 11, Pakistan will celebrate National Minorities Day, giving recently-elected Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif his first formal opportunity... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 29, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett The following appeared in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs on July 24, 2013: On July 25, Vietnam"s President Truong Tan Sang meets President Obama at the White House, even as continued violations of religious... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 26, 2013 | By Robert P. George and Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in the Wall Street Journal on July 25, 2013 A common theory about freedom of religion suggests that such a value is grounded in a modus vivendi, or compromise: People agree to... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 24, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following appeared in CNN World/GPS on July 23rd, 2013. Editor"s note: Katrina Lantos Swett is chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Mary Ann Glendon is vice... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION July 8, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett The following appeared in Eurasia Review on July 4th, 2013. Last Saturday, on June 29, I was honored to speak in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to the Ahmadiyya Muslim American Community's 65th Annual Convention. For the past several... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION 6/28/2013 | By Eric P. Schwartz and M. Zuhdi Jasser The following appeared in Star-Ledger on June 28, 2013. As our nation debates immigration reform, it is time to consider reform of our system of dealing with asylum seekers. For those seeking freedom and protection... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION 6/27/2013|By Katrina Lantos Swett and Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared on June 26, 2013 in US News and World Report . While the highly-touted international meeting to negotiate a peace settlement in Syria has already been postponed until July, the world... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION June 26, 2013 |By Katrina Lantos Swett Editor"s note: Katrina Lantos Swett is the chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. The views expressed are the writer"s own. The following op-ed appeared on CNN World/GPS on June 26, 2013. Fifty years ago... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION 6/20/2013|By Katrina Lantos Swett The following appaeared in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs on June 20, 2013 In an increasingly volatile world, few threats to peace compare to the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iranian government. For the Iranian people... Read More

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