Bishop Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo and Alexandretta and Bishop John (Ibrahim) Syriac Orthodox Bishop of Aleppo,  kidnapped on their way back to Aleppo after accomplishing a humanitarian mission, are still abducted despite some news two days after the attack about their release that were finally wrong. The two were victims of an attack last April […]

“I think it is critical for us to understand that Guantanamo is not necessary to keep America safe. It is expensive. It is inefficient. It hurts us in terms of our international standing. It lessens cooperation with our allies on counterterrorism efforts. It is a recruitment tool for extremists. It needs to be closed.” And […]