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Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

Campus Anti-War Presence Is Lacking

By Isaac Oseas

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

These anti-war views, however, find absolutely no expression with the main election choices, since both of the candidates have actively campaigned for U.S. interventionism.

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

Our Nukes Are Less Secure Than My Bike Is

By Charles Moxley, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

History has shown that our nuclear policies need updating if we are to keep our country safe and maintain our status on the world stage.

Fight Against Boko Haram Must Be International

Fight Against Boko Haram Must Be International

By Tegan Joseph Mosugu, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The international community needs to put pressure on the government when it comes to getting our girls back — not only to keep up military efforts, but also to make sure that corruption and bureaucracy do not get in the way of justice.

Syrian Peace Talks Are an Ammunition for War

Syrian Peace Talks Are an Ammunition for War

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Those across the world who have cried out for a resolution in Syria, including students at NYU who have rallied to put an end to the injustice, should remain vigilant for half-hearted promises.

Republicans need to face the music, economy

Republicans need to face the music, economy

By Abraham Gross, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Republican presidential candidates have staked their campaigns on social issues that, on the whole, are outweighed by the continued importance of the economy.

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

Obama fails to comprehend Iraq instability

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Contributing Columnist

September 16, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It appears Obama is repeating his predecessor's mistakes in Iraq.

U.S. should be more involved in Syria

U.S. should be more involved in Syria

October 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Discussions of the Syrian crisis have been notably absent from many major media outlets in the past few weeks. National interest peaked in September over the prospect of military intervention and summarily faded as attention focused on the government shutdown. Nevertheless, as many as 600 Syrians continue to die each week because of the conflict. Behind these statistics lie grim stories of suicide bombers and cases of civilians who died while attempting to flee. ...

America must use diplomacy in response to North Korea nuclear test

America must use diplomacy in response to North Korea nuclear test

February 14, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

On Tuesday, North Korea performed a nuclear test with a blast of over seven kilotons — its third and largest test since 2006. The North Korean government declared that this was a “first response” against the United States and, if Washington, D.C. remained hostile towards them, this would not be...

Final debate lacks substance, expertise

Final debate lacks substance, expertise

October 23, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Election 2012 is a horse race. And by turning on their televisions last night, millions of Americans entered the stable, where they were promptly greeted by the overwhelming stench of modern-day presidential debates. The foulness stemmed from the evident disconnect on display, not between Obama and Romney,...

U.S. needs to re-examine monetary aid to Pakistan

U.S. needs to re-examine monetary aid to Pakistan

October 4, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The recent YouTube video “Innocence of Muslims,” which portrayed the Muslim prophet Mohammed as a drunken womanizer and potential pedophile, has brought to light severe rifts not only between Western and Eastern cultures but also between governments. Almost two weeks ago, Pakistani Railways Minister...