We should have acted in Syria

On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, indignantly asked the Security Council “Are you incapable of shame?” Her denunciation of the Syrian government’s atrocities in Aleppo, abetted by Russia and Iran, came entirely without euphemism—and rightly so.

Obama delays Congressional vote on military action in Syria

President Obama announced his decision to delay Congressional voting on any military action in Syria in favor of a more diplomatic approach on the night of Sept. 10. His proposal includes working with Russian and Chinese officials, along with the U.N., to ensure that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad surrenders his chemical weapons peacefully. Students and staff commented.