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Silent griefs

Engage with the griefs of the third worldBy Luke A. Wildman | Opinions Editor We sat in a circle in my college dorm’s lobby, chatting after Bible study. “Did you hear about the explosion today?” someone asked. “Ten people killed. Terrorism. Isn’t that horrible?” Inside, I screamed. Death is always […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Brussels and Pakistan hit by bombs

Brussels and Pakistan hit by bombs

Police continue search for fourth Brussels bomberJoseph Johns |Echo The world is on edge again after terrorists attacked Zaventem Airport and downtown Maelbeek Metro Station in Brussels, Belgium. Two of the suspects are brothers and were also connected to the terror attacks in Paris in 2015. This attack is part […]

by · April 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Russia resumes Syrian airstrikes

Russia resumes Syrian airstrikes

Despite the recent agreement for ceasefire, Russia has continued attacks on SyriaJulia Camera | Contributor Russian warplanes soared through northern Syria, bombing rebel regimes and breaching the ceasefire on Sunday. The US and Russia instilled the ceasefire on Feb. 27 in hopes of bringing urgent support to parts of the […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · The Echo, World/National
Tensions remain high as Russia investigates the downing of it's fighter jet.

Turkey downs Russian fighter jet

Russia cuts diplomatic ties with Turkey after destruction of Russian aircraftBy Seth Brandle | Contributor After Turkish military shot down a Russian warplane on the border of Turkey and Syria in late November, international tensions escalated amidst the growing Syrian conflict. Turkey claims that after the Russian plane entered Turkish […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Displaced from their homes, many Syrian refugees do not know where to turn.

States bar Syrian refugees

Twenty-six states have barred refugees from entering for fear of terror attacksBy Joseph Johns | Echo Twenty-six state governors issued statements within the last week objecting to admitting Syrian refugees into their respective states after the Parisian attacks last Wednesday. The attacks, concurrent with an ISIS video in which the […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Russia forms Axis of power

Russia forms Axis of power

Russia reaches an agreement with Syria, Iran, Iraq and Hezbollah to share intelligence in the fight against ISIS By Joseph Johns | Echo The Iraqi Joint Operations Command has promised the country will “help and cooperate in collecting information about the terrorist group (ISIS), according to Al-Jazeera.The Iraqi military will be […]

by · October 2, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

Under the Radar: Redefining the Norm

New community-oriented approaches to fighting extremism are being used to counter the Islamic State group’s recruitment efforts in Europe and the U.S.

The great war debate

The great war debate

Congress discusses Obama’s request to expand anti-ISIL military operations

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

ISIL seeking to open new war front in Libya

As ISIL spreads into Libya, Egypt calls for international action.

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · World/National
Senate passes ISIL bill

Senate passes ISIL bill

Congress passes bill approving Obama’s plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants.

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · World/National