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Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

Strike on Syria Was Good Move for United States

By Graziella Pastor, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The political and economic repercussions of the Syrian military strike prove Trump's quick acting was very advantageous for the United States.

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

Trump, China and North Korea: A Raw Deal

By Anand Balaji, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

These actions were both done in retaliation against an increasingly aggressive North Korea that has conducted several missile launches and a public assassination in Malaysia since Trump took office. However Trump’s response has done nothing to improve the safety of the region and instead seriously undermines one of his core campaign promises: holding China accountable on free trade.

‘Fire at Sea’ Explores Refugee Crisis

‘Fire at Sea’ Explores Refugee Crisis

By Thomas Lange, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Between its heavily topical focus on the Syrian refugee crisis and its unique, almost narrative-less way of storytelling, Gianfranco Rosi's new documentary "Fire at Sea" is a beautifully affecting piece of work.

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

The Ethical Case for an Open Heart

By Richard Shu, Opinion Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Opinion editor Richard Shu argues that the West has the duty to accept more Syrian refugees.

Inside the Crisis: With a Student Who Lived in Syria

Inside the Crisis: With a Student Who Lived in Syria

By Marita Vlachou, Special Editions Director

April 18, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

CAS sophomore Selin Yurtsever who lived in Syria for five years shares her insight on the ongoing crisis.

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

Students Say Syrian Refugees Still Deserve Attention

By Maria Torres, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Sarab Al-Jijakli the Syrian-American community organizer and cofounder of the National Alliance for Syria hosted an open discussion regarding the state of Syria.

Tackling the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tackling the Syrian Refugee Crisis

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Continuing NYU's initiatives from last semester, Syrian Refugee Awareness Week is April 11 - 15.

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.

Syrian Ceasefire Undermined by Russia’s Political Bullying

Syrian Ceasefire Undermined by Russia’s Political Bullying

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even as the U.S. government emphasized the necessity of reaching a political agreement to end the war, it now negotiates with little power. While the countries backing the regime exhibit a willingness to continue pouring money and fighters into Syria, those pushing for peace display a desire to end the conflict.

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.

Europe should not close its borders

Europe should not close its borders

By Patrick Seaman, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The people who attacked Paris may have been Syrian, or they all could have been French, but they really were terrorists. When European leaders begin to speak of closing borders and limiting refugees allowed into countries, they give in to the wishes of terror organizations.

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