Syria

Jake Johnson, staff writer
A refugee camp near Mytilene, Greece on September 20, 2020.
"Biden is turning his back on tens of thousands of refugees around the world who have been approved to come to the United States."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
General view of a hospital where health officers, wearing masks and special protective suits, take care of a patient infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a hospital in Tehran, Iran on March 02, 2020. (Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
"For too long, the United States has reflexively relied on suffocating, broad-...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Smoke rises from explosions during the first few minutes of a massive air attack on March 21, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq. The third year anniversary since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein will be marked on April 9, 2006 amidst continued unrest in Iraq, where over 30, 000 civilians have been reported to be killed since the start of the war. (Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie /Getty Images)
"Americans owe a debt to the people of Iraq that can never be repaid in full...

Further

A small feel-good sliver in a feel-bad framework: Pihcintu, a sweet-voiced, multicultural chorus of refugee girls and women here in Portland, sang today at the U.N. to celebrate a new Global Compact on Refugees aimed at supporting the largely poor countries that host the world's 25-million-plus refugees. The compact, which will help the U.N give food, shelter and succor like that once accorded Pihcintu members, was approved by all but two countries; the U.S. was one.