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Recognizing the Islam of the Islamic State

Recognizing the Islam of the Islamic State

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In order defeat our enemies, we must first understand them. And if we wish to do so, we need to be able to not only accept the fact that ISIS is Islamic, but also differentiate between being rooted in Islam and representing Islam.

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

In Cheap Oil Economy, Stability Pays the Price

By 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.

ISIS’ Destruction of Ancient Artifacts is a Smokescreen

ISIS’ Destruction of Ancient Artifacts is a Smokescreen

By Pragya Gianani, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

We are playing into ISIS’ agenda by constantly covering their seemingly mindless rampage.

How Islamic is ISIS?

How Islamic is ISIS?

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Attempts from the right to screen refugees based on their religion, halt construction of mosques or justify casual discrimination against Muslims are all dangerously misguided because the average Muslim has nothing in common with the average ISIS member.

NYU holds vigil for victims of terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, Baghdad

NYU holds vigil for victims of terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut, Baghdad

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU held a vigil for the victims of the weekends terrorist attacks.

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

Paris tragedy must be contextualized

By 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.

Paris underscores importance of opening arms to refugees

Paris underscores importance of opening arms to refugees

By WSN Editorial Board

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

When geopolitics are horrendously complicated and when hatred and fear are what motivate our enemies, we need humanity now more than ever — toward our citizens and toward refugees.

NYU shows solidarity with Paris after Friday attacks

NYU shows solidarity with Paris after Friday attacks

By News Team

November 16, 2015


Filed under News

An overview of Friday's attacks in Paris.

[PHOTOS] NYC shows solidarity with Paris following terrorist attacks

[PHOTOS] NYC shows solidarity with Paris following terrorist attacks

By Lexi Faunce and Christine Wang

November 14, 2015


Filed under City News, News, Uncategorized

People across New York gathered this weekend to show support for Paris following terrorist attacks that killed over 100.

Ahmed Mohamed arrest latest in pattern of Islamophobia

Ahmed Mohamed arrest latest in pattern of Islamophobia

By WSN Editorial Board

September 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Instead of defending the officers who arrested a high school freshman over an engineering project, we should be encouraging more people to imitate Ahmed’s curiosity and fortitude.

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

14 years on, U.S. must revise foreign policy in Middle East

By Patrick Seaman, Contributing writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The US must revisit its foreign policy as it arms "moderate" Syrian rebels.

Military alone will not stop terrorism

Military alone will not stop terrorism

By Kenny Kyunghoon Lee, Contributing Columnist

April 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Military intervention must be accompanied by political reforms in order to curb terrorism.

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