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8 dead, 11 injured in New York City terrorist attack

November 8, 2017

By Maya Valentine Staff Writer Last week, eight people died and 11 were injured in what is considered to be the deadliest terror attack in New York City since 9/11. Sayfullo Saipov, 29, rented a Home Depot truck on Tuesday, Oct....

Brussels terrorist attack has international ramifications

March 24, 2016

By Madeleine Longwell Staff Writer ISIS has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels. The explosions —two in Brussels Airport and one in a nearby subway car—killed more than thirty people and injur...

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 ...

Leaders meet for G20

Leaders meet for G20

November 18, 2015

Shooter threatens Canadian Parliament

October 29, 2014

By Elizabeth McNamara Contributing Writer On the morning of October 22nd, a gunman fatally struck a soldier guarding the tomb of an unknown soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, then entered Canada’s parliament building ...

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...

Syrian conflicts continue between government, rebels

October 29, 2014

By Amanda Bibbins Staff Writer Syria has been the focus of international attention for months now, but among its list of political and military woes is President Bashar al-Assad regime’s new campaigns against rebel fighters. The Syr...

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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