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Tag: Syria
  • Entangling Alliances, Part 3

    This is the third of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Read Part 2 here, and stay tuned for the next two parts, which will publish daily this week. Foreign policy accountability? At every turn, American foreign policy …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 2

    This is the second of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Read Part 1 here, and stay tuned for the next two parts, which will publish daily this week. The Saudis’ walk alone? The connection between the …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 1

    This is the first of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Stay tuned for the next three parts, which will publish daily this week. Recent events in Iraq have created a furor in the media and have …

  • A Letter on Syria

    Dear fellow Americans, Perhaps like many of you, I have spent a great amount of time in the past few weeks piecing together information from various sources in attempt to make sense of the horrific attack in Syria with chemical weapons in late August of this year. The commander-in-chief has called out to our consciences to take …

  • No War With Syria! — Rally at ODU

    On Sept. 8th 2013 the Old Dominion University chapter of Young Americans for Liberty hosted a rally on campus against any military strike on Syria. The rally had been pre-planned for another location, but after being contacted by organizers we decided to have our chapter host it on ODU’s campus and try to bring in …

  • Syria Protest at Pitt Johnstown

    The members of the Pitt Johnstown YAL chapter decided to do a protest on US involvement in Syria.This protest was an massive success on campus — so much so that we made the front page of the newspaper!  We distributed literature that contained the contact information for every PA representative in Congress and encouraged students to …

  • The War in Syria: Another Nail in the “Moderate” Coffin?

    The spectacle in the nation’s capitol this week over a potential war in Syria has been infuriating for many. President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are lying to the faces of the American people about their intentions, as with many other administration officials. Bizarre coalitions are forming between the far left and far right for similar …

  • Why so Syrious? The Problem of American Involvement in the Syrian Civil War

    It is fair to say when it comes to politics many people will say or do next to anything to win an election. In 2007, then-candidate Barack Obama made a public statement denouncing the Bush administration saying, “The president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation …

  • U.S. Intervention in Syria: What Is Past Is Prologue

    As children we learn life’s lessons the hard way. If we touch a hot stove we get burned, and as a result, we learn not to touch hot stoves again in the future. If as children we are smart enough to learn from our mistakes, then it seems almost shocking that the government has not …

  • Here We Go Again…

    Today we learn President Obama is ramping up clandestine support to train and assist the Syrian rebels in their endeavor to overthrow the regime of Bashar al-Assad. No one seems to care that this coalition has long been infiltrated by Al Qaeda and other groups who don’t actually share the Western vision of a constitutional, …