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Dan Corrou, S.J., is the Middle East and North Africa Regional Director for Jesuit Refugee Service.
A woman washes clothes as migrants settle at the Bruzgi checkpoint center at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus, on Dec. 23, 2021. Since Nov. 8, a large group of migrants, mostly Iraqi Kurds, has been stranded at the border crossing with Poland. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Joan RosenhauerDan Corrou
Since the end of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan, much of the world has turned its attention away from geopolitical conflicts in the region. But these issues have not disappeared.