The collapse of the Afghan government in August 2021 started a greater conversation worldwide surrounding the consequences of war and global intervention. With a track-record of state-building successes and failures, the United States and each person must decide if state-building is “worth it.”
President Joe Biden recently ordered airstrikes on Iranian-supported militia groups in Syria and might potentially cause Islamophobia, civilian death and other issues. American people should hold President Biden accountable if he commits any injustices in Syria.
Seaver alumna Sara Vladic shares survivors’ stories of the U.S.S. Indianapolis.
Art by Kris Harper I was not educated on the events or details of Benghazi before my viewing of Michael Bay’s “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” and as the credits began to roll at the end, I sat there disappointed and teary-eyed at my immense ignorance about something that was so significant and […]
Art by Christine Nelson The United States is finally moving forward in the battle against ISIS, the world’s most dangerous terrorist group currently, and the major threat it poses to our world. However, the White House isn’t telling us the whole story. Recently, as stated in the Oct. 30 CNN article “Syria: Obama authorizes boots […]
War doesn’t solve anything
Photo by Marisa Padilla “Necessary Targets” tells the story of seven women who struggle through the Bosnian War. Set in the 1990s, it takes the audience back to a time of immense suffering and pain, yet offers enough comic relief to maintain a mild ambiance. The production of “Necessary Targets” is the first for the […]
NO: I would prefer to avoid military presence in Syria, specifically any policy that puts “boots on the ground.” However, punitive strikes may be necessary if the Syrian government is lying to the U.S. about using chemical weapons on civilians. Obama is right to carefully consider the situation but should seek approval from Congress before […]
Art by Sacha Irick Ten years ago, the Bush administration claimed Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction to justify invading Iraq. Today, the Obama administration argues that Bashar al-Assad used weapons of mass destruction — specifically sarin nerve gas — against rebel forces in the civil war in Syria. President Barack Obama called for […]
[youtube zRD8gYBoQ-s] Sienna reflects on Facebook, the Republic primaries and the war in Afghanistan