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Joint Subcommittee Hearings: Attacks Against Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq

Tom Malinowski, Anne Richard, and Thomas Staal On September 10, 2014, US House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a joint subcommittee hearing to address atrocities committed by ISISĀ against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria. Christians were often the main focus, however, testimonies shed light on the plight of other… Read more

Top 10 Misconceptions on the Iraq Crisis

While many choose to focus on divisions in Iraq, they often ignore what is shared among Iraqis, like the simple pleasure of tea. The advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Iraq and corresponding events, along with ISIS’s effective use of social media, have given rise… Read more