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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.

Geneva II talks fall short, prove ineffective

Geneva II talks fall short, prove ineffective

January 27, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Yesterday afternoon, the Syria peace talks in Geneva produced their first breakthrough. The UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi reported that both parties have agreed upon conditions under which women and children are allowed to leave the besieged city of Homs, Syria. Although this deal marks an important first...

Stricter sanctions against Iran infringes on human rights

Stricter sanctions against Iran infringes on human rights

November 22, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Nuclear talks between Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, known as the P5+1, resumed on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed confidence, stating that this is now “the best chance we’ve had in a decade” to reach an agreemen...