2012 News

Aug 9, 2012 — Rafif wrote an op-ed in the New York Times called “Oust Assad with a Plan in Peace.”


July 9, 2012 — Rafif was interviewed by Democracy Now! About the regime’s war crimes.


June 13, 2012 — Rafif appeared on Democracy Now!


“U.S.-Russia Cooperation Is Not What Syrians Need” New York Times, Op-Ed, 21 September 2015

S.-Russian military tactics, coordination and strategic goals will neither eliminate ISIS, nor result in a political solution that respects the will of the Syrian people.


“Roots of Migrant Crisis” –Voice of America, 11 September 2015

Rafif Jouejati and Demetrios Papademetriou discuss the extent to which the Syrian war and violence in Iraq, among other unresolved conflicts, are driving the refugee crisis currently overwhelming Europe and what actions need to be taken by the international community to address the root causes of the refugee flow as well as the need for greater burden sharing in Europe, the United States and other parts of the world.