We spent three years there, imprisoned by barbed wire and armed military who would rather take to violence than use their words. We slept in tents and small houses made of clay, living as best we could in our confinement.
President Trump signed a visa ban against people from Islamic countries, including Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Iran, Sudan and Somalia, stopping just short of banning people from entry based [...]
In 2008, I took a daytrip to Latakia on the Syrian coast to see what had been described to me as the Miami of Syria. A few years later, [...]