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Remember Afghanistan’s Hazaras

Can anything be done to help the Hazaras in Afghanistan? Since the Taliban’s return to power in Afghanistan, respect for human rights and...

Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby runs on the first Saturday in May in Louisville at the historic Churchill Downs racetrack. As a native Kentuckian, it...

Putin’s Unholy War

This weekend, millions of Russians and Ukrainians will mark Orthodox Easter with painted eggs and special holiday cakes blessed by local...

Rescuing the Missing in Syria

Easter in 2015 was forever ruined for Carolyn. Seven years ago, ISIS kidnapped Carolyn, an ethnic Assyrian, from her home village of Tel...

The Religious Battle for Ukraine

Check out my analysis on the religious dynamics in the war over Ukraine, which I shared on a Los Angeles-based news program today.

Covenanting to Live Together

As our world increasingly diversifies in the 21st century, societies will inevitably be confronted – physically and figuratively – with...

Consequential Human Rights Diplomacy

On the one-year anniversary of President Biden's inauguration, reposting my Harvard Human Rights Journal article highlighting new...

Identifying the Yazidi Genocide

On Tuesday, the British House of Commons will debate whether the U.K. government should label ISIS atrocities against Yazidis as...

Cheer for the Cincinnati Bengals

The world is a broken place, and I usually write about serious topics relating to human rights and international affairs. However, my...