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Further tumult in fight against ISIS

November 18, 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-...

Syrian conflicts continue between government, rebels

October 28, 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...

The Syrian refugee crisis

October 1, 2014

By Livia Durdia Contributing Writer Nine million people have been forced to leave their homes due to Syria’s ongoing civil war. Three million have escaped abroad. Another six and a half million are internally displaced within...

Terrorism around the world: The ISIS crisis

September 16, 2014

By Amanda Bibbins Contributing Writer Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 10, President Obama addressed the nation about the series of actions the United States will take against ISIL, or the Islamic State of Iraq and...

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