Reconsidering Refugees: American Values & Real Security Risks

Nov 30, 2015

Following the Paris Attacks, many politicians including in New Hampshire, are calling for a pause on Syrian and Iraqi refugees coming to the U.S.  This has led to a huge conversation - about American values, where the real risks are, and what the next steps should be.



  • James Ramsay - professor of security studies at the University of New Hampshire
  • Jeannie Sowers - associate professor of political science at UNH, with research focusing on the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy
  • Jeff Thielman - president and CEO of the International Institute of New England, which resettles refugees from around the world in Manchester, NH, Boston, and Lowell.