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Letter to the Editor: Trump’s recent international involvements send powerful message

April 16, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

As someone who has opposed Donald Trump since he announced his presidency, recent political developments have caused me to second-guess some of my previous perceptions. On the campaign trail, Trump parroted an isolationist military...

Masson: Following Syria missile attack, news media are perpetuating dangerous U.S. policies

Ryan Masson, Op-Ed Contributor

April 10, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

Immediately following the Trump administration’s missile strike on the al-Shayrat airbase in Syria last Thursday, voices in the mainstream media started manufacturing consent for another war in the Middle East. As news of...

Sekerci: Could the Iraq War have ended with less violence?

Burak Sekerci, Columnist

January 21, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“American Sniper" tells the story of Chris Kyle, the most lethal Navy SEAL sniper in American history. The film is not only a compelling image of Kyle’s accomplishments and patriotism, but also a way for us to look back and reflect on th...

Barack Obama addresses the killing of Medill alum James Foley

Tyler Pager and Rebecca Savransky

August 20, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

President Barack Obama addressed the execution of Medill alumnus James Foley on Wednesday calling his killing “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.” Foley (Medill ‘08), a freelance photojournalist,...