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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...

Sawhney and Stratton: Coping with a refugee crisis in the age of globalization

Asha Sawhney and Abigail Stratton

May 19, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The world faces a refugee crisis that can only be solved with international cooperation. News coverage has focused heavily on the 1,800 migrants who have died at sea in hopes of reaching European shores from the Middle East and North Africa. Too often, news sources cite general conflict in the region rather than breaking down ...