With the UN set to vote on a new secretary-general, there are more questions about security arrangements in which some partners shoulder a greater burden than others.
Refugees seeking admission to the United States undergo the most stringent security screening process for anyone entering the country.
The refugee crisis is metastasizing faster than ever and Europe is bearing the brunt of an unprecedented emergency crisis.
The protracted Syrian conflict has caused one of the largest displacements of persons in recent history, forcing nearly 12 million Syrians to flee their homes.
Can existing legal frameworks handle the refugee crisis?
The horrific kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian school girls has drawn international attention to and condemnation of Boko Haram. While the current crisis has brought a global focus on this dangerous group, they have been engaged in terrorist activities for a number of years. In the Bipartisan Policy Center’s September 2013 Threat Assessment, the Homeland Security Project identified previous deadly attacks perpetrated by the more than a decade-old organization and outlined their focus on creating Sharia law throughout Nigeria.
Harry Parkhouse contributed to this post. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu arrived in Washington last Sunday for a series of meetings with White House officials, including his counterpart Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and National…