Vernon Brewer

Op-Ed Contributor

Refugee Fathers Who Changed My Life

He was asking me to take the baby with me, out of the refugee camp, far away from the terror and death they had fled, and back home to America. He would rather give his child to me — a total stranger — than watch her die in his arms.

Innocent Christians, Muslims and Yazidis Trapped in Fallujah Need Our Help

As I write this a combination of Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribal fighters, assisted by U.S. and ally airstrikes, mount a siege around the ISIS-controlled city of Fallujah. Inside, thousands of ISIS fighters, who took residence in Fallujah's neighborhoods almost 2.5 years ago, wait: their snipers ready, their land mines buried, their barricades defying the attack.