Articles on International Issues

What just happened? Earlier this week President Trump announced that he was withdrawing all U.S. forces from northern Syria and handing control to the Turkish government, the sworn enemy of the Kurds, allies of the U.S. who have been fighting... Continue...

Over the past week, internal conflicts over Brexit has pushed the British government to the brink of a constitutional crisis. Here is what you should know to make sense of the issue, and to understand why it matters for Christians... Continue...

Earlier this week, Boris Johnson was elected the new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. Here are five facts you should know about this controversial world leader.... Continue...

On Thursday, ERLC hosted an event in Washington, D.C. called “Humanity Denied: Religious Freedom in North Korea.” The speakers included Kenneth Bae, the longest-held U.S. prisoner of North Korea, and Jin Shin, president of the Institute for Peace Affairs a... Continue...

What just happened? Communist authorities in China are in the process of developing a social credit system, a nationwide technology-driven reputational system that will allow the government to more effectively monitor and control its citizens through incentives of punishment and... Continue...

This week marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the beginning of the campaign of genocide in Rwanda. Here are five facts you should know about one of the most horrific atrocities in modern times:  1. The Rwandan Genocide was a genocidal... Continue...

As a public health professor, Christ follower, and public health practitioner, I am consistently forced to reflect upon the intersection of faith and protecting the needs of the population. One of the most pressing areas of intersection is the HIV/AIDS... Continue...

What just happened? Last month the United Nations (UN) released a 440-page report examining the “infringement of fundamental freedoms, including the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and peaceful association, and the question of hate speech” of minority groups in... Continue...

What just happened? The United Nations (UN) recently released a 440-page report examining the “infringement of fundamental freedoms, including the rights to freedom of expression, assembly and peaceful association, and the question of hate speech” of minority groups in Myanmar.... Continue...

What just happened? Three U.S. citizens that were being detained as political prisoners in North Korea were freed this week. The three men were released as a “goodwill gesture” ahead of a summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator... Continue...