Knox Thames

United States Department of State, First Special Advisor for Religious Minorities

Knox Thames works at the US Department of State as the first Special Advisor for Religious Minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia.

Knox is also an Adjunct Professor at the U.S. Army War College. Knox was previously the Director of Policy and Research at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He can be followed on Twitter @KnoxThames.



Building a Global Alliance for Religious Freedom

Rising religious freedom abuses represent a challenge beyond the capabilities of any one government or organisation. But recent collective action efforts give cause for hope, writes Knox Thames.

Knox Thames

18 Jun 2015


Religious Paradoxes in Pakistan

The international community must provide sustained engagement to help Pakistan escape a self-perpetuating cycle of religious discrimination and sectarian violence, writes Knox Thames.

Knox Thames

15 Dec 2014

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