September 13, 2019United States
Diplomacy could well come to occupy center stage for a president who relishes summitry.
December 4, 2017Southeast Asia
There was no way that Pope Francis’s trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh last week was going to be uneventful. The trip came in the midst of a massive spasm of violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State—…
December 1, 2017Rohingya
Earlier this week, Pope Francis visited Myanmar. During his visit there, he did not mention the word “Rohingya” publicly, despite the fact that since August 25, world attention has been focused on th…
November 27, 2017Southeast Asia
In an earlier post today, I noted that there remain many questions about the memorandum of understanding that Dhaka and Naypyidaw have supposedly negotiated, allowing at least some Rohingya to return…
February 20, 2019Religion
Shaun Casey, director of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University, discusses the pope's historic visit to the UAE.