Dear politicians who want to bar Syrian refugees: here are 6 ways you’re wrong

A War the West Cannot Win

By Andrew Bacevich Boston Globe President Francois Hollande’s response to Friday’s vicious terrorist attacks in France, attributed to the Islamic State, was immediate and uncompromising. “We are going to lead a war which will be pitiless,” he vowed. Whether France...
Dear politicians who want to bar Syrian refugees: here are 6 ways you’re wrong

Six Reasons to Welcome Refugees After Paris

By David Bier Niskanen Center After the attacks on Paris, many politicians—including (so far) the governors of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas—have called for stopping refugee flows to the United States from the Middle East, claiming that the refugee...
Dear politicians who want to bar Syrian refugees: here are 6 ways you’re wrong

It’s Always the Same War

Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan Common Dreams “To understand the nature of the present war — for in spite of the regrouping which occurs every few years, it is always the same war — one must realize in the first place that it is impossible for it to be...