Posts by Sam Fiske

Transparency clarifies immigration process for Syrian refugees

(Nov. 30, 2015)

Data visuals from news organizations help people understand the process for admitting Syrian refugees to the U.S. Continue reading

Online recruiting fuels big boost in Islamic State foreign troops

(Nov. 11, 2015)

A recent report from the House Homeland Security Committee analyzes the unprecedented growth in the number of foreigners traveling to Syria and other terrorist areas across the globe. Continue reading

Did poor US planning prompt Russia’s rise in Syria?

(Oct. 16, 2015)

Russia’s abrupt intervention in Syria has shaken America’s influence in the region. Experts and analysts weigh in on how the U.S. strategy eroded the nation’s power in the region and helped give rise to Russia. Continue reading