On “Humanitarian Intervention”

by Helena Cobban I am old enough to remember when a “humanitarian intervention” meant organizing collections of food and blankets to send to distant communities in distress. Heck, in my elementary school in England we knitted little 6-inch squares to… Continue Reading  

Syrian Lives Matter, Don’t They?

by Majed Aboali This photo, taken on August 23, 2015, depicts the emergency room staff in my hometown, Douma, just a few miles east of Damascus. They were appealing to the world to stop the airstrikes by the Assad government, stop… Continue Reading