Khury Petersen-Smith is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
Open the Borders. Open the Prison Gates. Don’t Sacrifice a Single Person to This Virus.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat. MORE
Features · March 25, 2020
We Need a Strong Anti-War Movement—Yesterday
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way. MORE
Features · January 8, 2020
Trump’s Betrayal of the Kurds Is Terrible, But the Answer Is Not Endless War
Like millions of others, the Kurds are victims of disastrous U.S. interventions in the region. MORE
Features · October 11, 2019
Open Borders, Without Apology
Supporting freedom of movement isn’t just the right thing to do — it’s a political winner for the left. MORE
Features · February 21, 2019