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Letter to the Editor: On Syrian airstrikes, learn from American inaction during Holocaust

May 8, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

April 25’s paper described the new exhibit, Americans and the Holocaust, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., for which history Prof. Daniel Greene was the chief curator. One visitor to the...

Gresik: With airstrikes, Trump fulfills Obama’s broken promise in Syria

April 16, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

President Donald Trump — in step with coalition partners — has made good on the promises President Barack Obama failed to keep. Around 4 a.m. local time Saturday, the skies of Damascus, Syria, erupted with the screams of...

Kang: An anti-war movement is more urgent now than ever

William Kang, Op-Ed Contributor

April 21, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Recently the threat of war has, like an ominous storm cloud, smothered us with fear. The war machine that we have seen ravage other countries like Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan has only grown with the Trump administration’s...

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

April 17, 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...

Northwestern screens film on Chicago woman fighting Syrian civil war from America

Isabella Jiao, Reporter

November 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Events

Northwestern students learned the power of social media Thursday during a screening of a documentary by the International Studies Program about an American teenager taking part in the Syrian revolution from her bedroom in Chicago. Directed...