U.S. Military Intervention in Syria: Would It Have Been a Good Idea?

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The United States has always been involved in the Syrian Civil War, just not in physical combat. Since the war began in 2011, American resources such as food and vehicles were given to Syrian rebels fighting against President Bashar al-Assad’s… Continue Reading

An International Debate: Allowing Japan to Develop an Offensive Military

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After their defeat in WWII, Japan consciously decided to shift from a militarized society towards a non-aggressive society. The government installed the Japanese Self-Defense Force, which continues to safeguard Japan today. December 7, 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the… Continue Reading

The Prospect of the U.S. Accepting Significantly More Syrian Refugees

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How can we do our moral duty to Syrian refugees while simultaneously protecting American citizens? This question plagues our president, congress, and local officials constantly, and yet so few Americans think about the refugee crisis on a daily basis. We… Continue Reading