A little under two years ago, Muslim convert “Roger” was replaced as the counter-terrorism chief. He had a number of notches in his belt, including bin Laden’s death.
Eli Lake reports on some Syrian-Americans who are not fans of the Iranian president, or the most recent former American one.
The story of Aaron Driver, a suburban Canadian turn ISIS supporter and criminal.
Meet Ali J Mohammed, Iraq native serving in our Marine Corps.
‘I know [a ban on Muslims is] very much illegal and unconstitutional. I know it’ll never be enacted. And furthermore, even Donald Trump has backed out of it,’ says Saba [Ahmed].
If we bombed you, we’re banning you. To be fair, the list of affected nations was, evidently, inherited from the previous administration. Benjamin Wittes explains just how unconscionable it is, while David French explains that it’s no big deal.
Late last year, Zar Mohammad Stanikzai was quite worried that his a visa cap preventing exfiltration of those who help our military actions overseas. And here we are, with US veterans now worried for them.
The first two refugees kept out of America by President Trump’s order are Iraqis who helped US troops survive during the war.
— Jim Cooper (@repjimcooper) January 28, 2017
Aspects of the Executive Order have been stayed, and we’ll see what happens, but it seems likely that it would be pretty hard to get credibility back with foreign agents after this sort of thing.