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Costs of a Blue Sky: The Realities of Drone Warfare

BY JORDAN HUGHES “I no longer love blue skies.” The haunting words echoed throughout a silent U.S. Congress as 13-year-old Zubair Rehman, a native of North Waziristan, Pakistan, delivered his testimony two years ago. “When the sky brightens, drones return and we live in fear. It’s something any 2-year-old would know.” It’s a story we’ve grown deaf to over the […]

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‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

‘Hypocracy’: Selective Attention to Human Rights

BY COLTON CALANDRELLA Unfortunately, in many parts of the world prejudice and hatred against homosexuals prevail as the status quo. Uganda recently passed a law criminalizing homosexuality in extremely harsh terms. President Obama condemned Uganda’s anti-gay law almost as vociferously as the law itself condemned homosexuality. He was not alone; countless Western leaders joined him in denouncing the law as […]

Nothing to Share: The Case of the Mbera Refugee Camp

Nothing to Share: The Case of the Mbera Refugee Camp

BY JANICE CANTIERI The Northern Mali conflict is an ongoing, armed dispute between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists who seek independence from the Malian government. As a result of this conflict, which began in January of 2012, over 200,000 Malian refugees have fled to United Nations camps in neighboring countries including Nigera, Mauritania, and Burkina Faso, while another 204,000 are internally displaced […]