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How to help: recourses for the Afghanistan crisis

Zoe Sokatch, Arts and Culture & Caboose Editor October 12, 2021

After 20 years of war, the Taliban, an ultraconservative fundamentalist Islamic movement, has instated themselves in power in Afghanistan. This dramatic shift in power has caused chaos, violence and terror...

Unpacking the Departure: Afghanistan, the U.S., and the future

Max Miller and Ben Katznelson October 7, 2021

[slideshow_deploy id='12851']Just weeks after the September 11 attacks on the Twin Towers, when Taliban leaders refused to surrender the Al Qaeda leaders who planned the attacks, President George W. Bush...

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20 Great Reads of 2015

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic December 16, 2015

Here is a sampling of the best nonfiction articles of the year.       MEET THE AMERICAN VIGILANTES WHO ARE FIGHTING ISIS Jennifer Percy – The New York Times Magazine “Like...

Closing Gitmo isn’t easy, but it’s right

Adrienne von Schulthess July 16, 2009

Closing a prison is harder than it looks. Recently, the Senate rejected President Obama's request for $80 million to close Guantanamo Bay military prison. In response, last Thursday Obama announced...

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