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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.

US duplicity hinders Syrian resolution

US duplicity hinders Syrian resolution

By Daniel Moritz-Rabson, Contributing writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion

At this stage, the US and Russia are essentially fighting a proxy war in Syria.

Midterm campaigning reflects political hypocrisy

Midterm campaigning reflects political hypocrisy

April 2, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Politicians must change their current tactics to ensure that the government truly serves the American people. The current strategies that candidates in both parties are employing for the midterm elections demonstrate the need for reform in the U.S. political system. For example, Republicans  poin...

Shirtless Putin invades NYU

Shirtless Putin invades NYU

April 1, 2014


Filed under News

Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise move this weekend when he sent Russian military forces into NYU in what the Russian media is calling a “liberation.” Following a criticized campus-wide vote on independence from New York City, advocates of the incursion have pointed to the decision as pretext for t...