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Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar, a Democrat, represents Minnesota in the U.S. House of Representatives. Follow her on Twitter: @Ilhan

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As a Refugee, I Urge the US to Open Its Arms to Those Fleeing Afghanistan

I wouldn't be here today, raising my children in comfort without the generosity of the Kenyan people, the tireless efforts of UN workers and the welcoming spirit of the American people who gave me and my family a second chance at life.

Ilhan Omar ·


Sanctions Are Part of a Failed Foreign Policy Playbook. Stop Relying on Them.

Research has shown that sanctions rarely achieve their desired goals. In the worst-case scenario, they hurt the people of a country—generally the very people we’re purporting to help—without making a dent in the country’s behavior.

Ilhan Omar ·


We Must Apply Our Universal Values to All Nations. Only Then Will We Achieve Peace.

Valuing human rights also means applying the same standards to our friends and our enemies

Ilhan Omar ·

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