OPINION – Help Is on the Way for Middle Eastern Christians

Under President Trump’s orders, USAID is directing aid to persecuted communities in Iraq

Wall Street Journal | OPINION | Mark Green, Director USAID | 061318

When Islamic State captured the Iraqi town of Telskuf four years ago this week, terrorists desecrated the local Chaldean Catholic church and beheaded congregants on the altar. The slaughter was only one episode from the genocide ISIS waged on Christians and other vulnerable religious groups across its so-called caliphate, nearly exterminating some of the region’s most ancient faith communities.

The U.S. stands with the persecuted religious and ethnic communities of the Middle East.