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International Fallout from Trump’s Immigration and Refugee Order, U.S. Raid Targets AQAP in Yemen, Greece-Turkey Tensions Escalate over Coup Extradition

The blowback to Trump’s executive order is starting, U.S. commandos raid a remote al-Qaeda outpost in Yemen, and the Turkish government is angry that Greece will not extradite runaway soldiers accused of involvement in the attempted coup.

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Why Trump’s Policies Will Increase Terrorism—and Why Trump Might Benefit as a Result

President Trump’s Executive Order severely restricting visa-holders and refugees’ freedom to enter the United States is not only immoral and un-American—it’s also likely to fail on its own terms and lead to an increase in terrorist attacks against Americans.

Refugees

BREAKING NEWS: Full Text of Draft Dissent Channel Memo on Trump Refugee and Visa Order

A copy of the draft dissent memo from Foreign Service officers and diplomats expressing opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States.

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Malevolence Tempered by Incompetence: Trump’s Horrifying Executive Order on Refugees and Visas

It’s a very dangerous thing to have a White House that can’t with the remotest pretense of competence and governance put together a major policy document on a crucial set of national security issues without inducing an avalanche of litigation and wide diplomatic fallout.

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