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OP-ED: Obama’s Tough Decision on Syria: Action over Reaction

By Amer Mahdi Doko I still remember Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s press conference last April when he announced the US had strong evidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons against civilians. Looking tired and pale, Hagel chose his words carefully, stating “our intelligence community does assess, with varying degrees of confidence, that the…

The Nature of the Beast

By Carl Ginther Syria is yet another example of why the Security Council needs to change.  But can it? It would be a wonderful day in history for thousands, if not millions around the world, if Russia were stripped of its veto powers within the UN Security Council in light of recent events in Syria. …