Posts Tagged ‘ Trump ’

Trump’s State Department: Iranian Christians not Welcome in USA

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

Under the Trump Administration in 2017, a total of forty Iranians and their families were handed Green Cards under the EB-5 program that sells resident status for an investment. Of those, only four put up $1,000,000 and the other thirty-six, received Green Cards



Chairman’s Report for September 29, 2017

Sep 27th, 2017 | By

In this issue of the newsletter: Will President Trump help get the Syria and Iraq Genocide Relief bill passed? / Water delivery program to Christian camp in Iraq continues through December / 160,000 diapers purchased for distribution in Iraq – adult diapers still needed! / Changes to the Christmas program, as needs of refugee families change



USCIRF Praises Nomination of a New Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomes the White House nomination of Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom. As a Senator from 1996-2011, he was at the forefront of international religious freedom issues.



William J Murray on America’s Relationship with Qatar

May 10th, 2017 | By

Defense Secretary James Mattis visited several of America’s Middle Eastern allies in April, 2017, including one that undermines American security by sponsoring radical Islam.



Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s Long Road to Islamic Reform

Apr 20th, 2017 | By

By Andrew Harrod, PhD. exclusive to the Religious Freedom Coalition “There has been a lot of positive symbolism” from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi regarding Islamic reform but little action, stated former American Ambassador Alberto Fernandez on April 3 in Washington, DC.  He and his fellow Hudson Institute panelists examined the enormous difficulties confronting any reform of

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Trump Loses Support Over Syrian Airstrikes

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

Early Friday April 7, the United States military struck a Syrian air base in response to a chemical weapons attack. While it is currently believed that the Syrian regime was responsible for the chemical weapons attack that killed at least 70 people, many people have started questioning that narrative. Last week, Rep. Thomas Massie first

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GOP Congressman Questions Syria Gas Attack Narrative

Apr 7th, 2017 | By

Kentucky Representative Thomas Massie shocked CNN anchor Kate Bolduan when he questioned the recent chemical gas attack in Syria and said it wouldn’t be in President Assad’s interest to conduct that strike on his own people. “Frankly, I don’t think Assad would have done that – it does not serve his interests, it would serve

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America’s Role in Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen

Apr 6th, 2017 | By

March 26, 2017 marked two long years of the war between Saudi Arabia and Yemen with little to show for it other than causalities. The Houthi rebels in Yemen, who Saudi Arabia believes to be Iranian proxies, still control the northwest region of Yemen. The war has strengthened al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and other

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The Continuing Syrian Crisis and America’s Conundrums

Mar 27th, 2017 | By

Let’s drop the notion that defeating ISIS is our grand strategic goal in the region. Our grand strategic goal in the region is to build a new order in the region. To build a new order in the region we need partners. So says Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Michael Doran concerning conflict-wracked Iraq and Syria during a Washington. DC conference



Trump’s Revised Refugee Ban Doesn’t Prioritize Persecuted Christians

Mar 7th, 2017 | By

Christians wishing to flee the Middle East in search of asylum will not take first priority under the updated version of President Trump’s executive order on travel and refugees, which was signed Monday morning. The new executive order does away with language about explicitly prioritizing religious minorities and loosens initial limits on who’s allowed to

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