Washington Square News

Harry’s Take: Justice required for Sri Lankan war crimes

Harry’s Take: Justice required for Sri Lankan war crimes

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Four years after defeating the Tamil Tigers, the Sri Lankan government and its leader, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, have been enjoying a surge in GDP growth and real incomes in a new era of peace. However, a new report released by the Public Interest Advocacy Center has accused the Sri Lankan sec...

U.K. withdrawal from the ECHR means withdrawal from the EU

U.K. withdrawal from the ECHR means withdrawal from the EU

October 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has indicated a potential withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights and the accompanying Court in Strasbourg. The withdrawal could be a necessary condition for the government to “keep our country safe,” Cameron said. In reality, a withdrawal from the...

United States is left with no good option concerning Syria

United States is left with no good option concerning Syria

September 3, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

An ambivalent American public is weary of another armed conflict where both the strategic goals and scope of the intervention remain hazy, which is the current state of mind about the United States’ involvement in Syria. The failed 1993 humanitarian intervention in Somalia underscores this dilemma...