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Op-Ed: The Problems of ‘Proportional Response’ in Military Intervention

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Op-Ed: The Problems of ‘Proportional Response’ in Military Intervention

On Tuesday, April 4, the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad carried out a chemical attack that killed 80 people in the Idlib Province of Syria. After about 72 hours of deliberation and examination of options moving forward, President Donald Trump ordered a strike on the Assad regime’s Al Shayrat airfield, the site of the warplanes […]

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Late journalist leaves memoir behind

| March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
Late journalist leaves memoir behind

  On Feb, 16, 2012, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Anthony Shadid was attempting to leave war-torn Syrian when he collapsed of an apparent asthma attack. Hours later Shadid, a man who had placed himself in danger daily as part of his job description, was pronounced dead. His most recent book, “House of Stone: A Memoir of […]

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Flash mob protest on campus brings awareness to Syrian oppression

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Flash mob protest on campus brings awareness to Syrian oppression

“What do you want?” “FREEDOM!” “When do you want it?” “NOW!” “Free, free Syria!” The chants of the Syrian American Council of Charlotte (SAC) rang out over the crowd of over 100 people Thursday, March 1, 2012 around 12:30 p.m. They gathered around the Belk Tower, Syrian flags draped over the shoulders of some, tears […]

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