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Refugee crisis hits home with Thanksgiving Address

December 3, 2015

By Brittany Abuhoff Staff Writer In his Thanksgiving address to the nation, President Barack Obama compared Syrian refugees coming to the U.S. to the English settlers that arrived in Massachusetts in November 1620. He asked ...

Further tumult in fight against ISIS

November 19, 2014

By Leila Bellou Contributing Writer The increased fighting in the Iraqi region seems incessant in the near future, as it was discovered last week the mysterious leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Abu Bakr Al-...

Pentagon tries to cover up weapon discovery

October 29, 2014

By Alison Barnett Staff Writer The NYT has reported that US troops have discovered chemical weapons in Iraq left over from the pre-Gulf War era. 5,000 of these weapons were discovered between 2004-2011. Instead of finding the WMDs Sad...

Between Iraq and a hard place

October 8, 2014

By Lindsey Stokes Staff Writer The Warburg Program presented a discussion on the jihadist militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Tuesday to a crowd of 75. The roundtable, which included four professors from Internat...

British extremism and ISIS

October 8, 2014

By Alison Barnett Contributing Writer The recent release of several videos showing the execution of Western journalists and aid workers has brought attention to a growing problem in the fight against ISIS. ISIS (Islamic State of I...

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