Op-Eds

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
FOR YOUR INFORMATION March 21, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett The following appeared in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs on March 21, 2013. In December 2012, Egypt approved a new constitution by referendum. How does it measure up to international standards for constitutional... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION June 10, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon The following op-ed appeared on Al-Monitor on June 9, 2013. In June 2012, more than 16 months following the Tahrir Square revolution and the end of Hosni Mubarak"s reign, Egypt went to the... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 1, 2013 | By Katrina Lantos Swett The following op-ed was published in the Boston Herald on May 1, 2013. Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of the violent demise of Osama bin Laden. His death provided a measure of justice, yet recent events offer a chilling... Read More
FOR YOUR INFORMATION May 30, 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 reflect those of USCIRF and not CNN. With Iran"s presidential election  looming next month, ongoing... Read More

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