Tag: war on terror

Photography exposes the truths of war and loss

Shannon Benine, professor of photography at the University of La Verne, shed light on the state of war in our country through photographs she captured during the faculty lecture Tuesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

U.S. should take responsibility for Afghan refugees

In the frantic final days of the United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan following 20 years of war, American troops helped evacuate about a half million refugees, mainly Afghan soldiers and civilian contractors, along with their families.

Trump’s empathy is hollow

In response to a chemical attack against a northern rebel-controlled area in Syria, President Donald Trump ordered on April 7 a military strike against a Syrian airbase, which was the first direct military action US took against Syria during their civil war.

Airstrikes against ISIS ignored

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 in 2003.

Mourners honor attack victims

In honor of the victims affected by recent tragedies, junior business major Melanie Browdy lights candles during a vigil Monday near the Interfaith Chapel.

Let’s remember all victims of terror

While the world expressed its solidarity with France after the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, in which 129 people were killed and more than 350 injured, another tragedy that happened just one day before went mostly unnoticed in the West and was overshadowed by the vast media coverage of the Paris attacks.

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