Op-Eds

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,... 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
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 30, 2013 | By Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed appeared in Real Clear World on December 28, 2013. December 28, 2013 - With the approach of a new year comes the hope of peace among and within nations. But as our nation explores peace on the nuclear... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 11, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following op-ed appeared in Reuters & the Chicago Tribune on December 10, 2013. December 10 marks Human Rights Day, the 65th anniversary of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR),... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION December 2, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Providence Journal on November 30, 2013. Washington - As the nation celebrates Thanksgiving, Jewish Americans are also commemorating Hanukkah, the eight-day Feast of Dedication. Interestingly, this... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION November 26, 2013 | By Robert P. George The following op-ed appeared in the Washington Times on November 25, 2013. WASHINGTON,November 24, 2013 - Earlier this fall, a Sudanese business owner and women's rights activist defied a police demand that she cover her hair to... Read More

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