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‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.

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Tel Aviv: Israel’s Iraqi Jews Remember Their Past

Tel Aviv: Israel’s Iraqi Jews Remember Their Past

Hannah Benson, Contributing Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under FEATURES

What does identity mean for Israelis whose family emigrated from an enemy state?

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In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under OPINION

For citizens in countries with less diversified economies, the plummeting oil prices accompanied with the devaluation of local currency forecast harsh economic conditions and social disorder.

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Paris tragedy must be contextualized

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer
November 17, 2015
Filed under OPINION

France represents a cause for concern because it represents, more than anything else, the continued dehistoricization that ignores why the world finds itself once again roiled by grief because of a terror attack.

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Subway security unlikely to stop attack

Subway security unlikely to stop attack

Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist
October 15, 2014
Filed under OPINION

The presence of highly armed officers can impinge on personal freedom and waste resources while offering no benefit.

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NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

NYU, Barnard and Columbia join in Middle East panel

Arsh Harjani, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under NEWS

Coverage of a Panel Discussion held at NYU in response to the growing threat ISIS poses to the international community.

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Harry’s Take: U.S. Military must invest in psychiatry

Harry’s Take: U.S. Military must invest in psychiatry

March 10, 2014
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association released its initial findings on the psychological state of U.S. soldiers. The three reports stated that one in five soldiers suffered regularly from mental illnesses before enlisting, including ADHD, depression and panic disorder. These findi...

Veterans deserve better health care, service

Veterans deserve better health care, service

November 12, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION, Uncategorized

More U.S. soldiers have killed themselves at home than have died while in combat last year. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan mark the longest U.S. conflict since the war in Vietnam. Most soldiers return home safely, but those who return with the physical and mental scars of war are left to rely on a...

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