The American-led military coalition in Iraq is investigating reports that as many as 200 civilians were killed in American airstrikes in Mosul, a city in northern Iraq, March 17. If confirmed, the airstrikes will rank among the highest civilian death tolls in an American air mission since the United States went to war in Iraq […]
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Republican candidates at the foreign policy debate on Saturday were asked to share their views on torture. This question segued into their views on waterboarding. Both Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain said that if elected, they would return to the practice of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.
Charles Doskow, professor of law, discussed the legality of using drones to hunt terrorists in his lecture “Defending Ourselves Against Terrorism: Targeted Killing by Drones.”
Signs bearing messages like “Peace not war,” “War is not pro-life” and “War is not the answer” were held aloft by more than 70 protesters at a war rally in Claremont last Friday.
The amendment to the FY2010 Defense Appropriations Bill proposed by newly elected Minnesota Sen. Al Franken essentially ensures people employed by defense contractors with the Department of Defense can sue corporations without being forced into private, internal arbitration.
David Simonowitz, art history professor at UCLA, presented a lecture titled “Public Art and Propaganda Under Saddam Hussein” on Feb. 10, explaining the form of art in Iraq under the rule of Saddam Hussein.
Among many factors to consider during the 2008 presidential election is the Iraq war, which carries considerable weight in shaping the University of La Verne’s support of presidential candidates.
Dozens of peace activists, young and old, and from different backgrounds, gathered Saturday to discuss the effects of torture in Iraq, a prominent issue that is not typically reported on local news stations.
On Sept. 16, a military convoy of U.S. State Department officials was being escorted by Blackwater security contractors in Baghdad.
Amid the several other memorials on campus that honor those who’ve fallen in past wars, the University of La Verne honored two former students, First Lt. Jared Landaker and Cpl. Bernard Corpuz who served in Afghanistan and Iraq respectively, with a tree dedication ceremony on Tuesday.