Syria

“From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first,” proclaimed President Donald J. Trump just three months ago in his inauguration speech. Since then, Trump has entangled the United States in several international crises by attacking a Syrian ...

During the Vietnam War, President Richard Nixon and his Secretary of State Henry Kissinger developed the “Madman Theory.” Nixon’s goal was to act so erratically that the North Vietnamese would never know his next move — they would think him ...

For the first time in a long time, Democrats and Republicans finally agree on something: America is not ready to accept nearly 100,000 refugees. On Nov. 20, the House passed a bill to suspend the refugee program until the CIA ...

Seventy-two hours after Malek Jandali performed “Watani Ana” in Washington, D.C., his mother and father, oceans and seas away in Syria, were handcuffed and beaten. This was a moment of realization for Jandali, the Syrian-American pianist and composer, a moment ...

I realize I’m stating the obvious when I say that immigration is an issue that affects the entire world, but in light of recent events in the European Union’s border countries, we need to know why it’s such an important ...

Images of a drowned three-year-old Syrian boy — Aylan Kurdi — washed up on Mediterranean shores rippled across global media last week, throwing the long-neglected international refugee crisis into the spotlight. In the wake of the jarring image of the ...

The Emory University’s Institute for Developing Nations (IDN) hosted a panel titled “Sexual Violence and Conflict in Syria,” addressing the myriad and multifaceted problems surrounding the conflict and the widespread gender-based violence occurring there. The Jones Room in the Woodruff ...