Syria

How ISIS steals oil to stay in power

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The Islamic State (ISIS) finances much of its military operation through the selling and siphoning off of oil in Iraq and Syria. Continue reading

World leaders debate strategies to defeat ISIS

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A meeting of world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday discussed methods of stemming the spread of violent extremism in the Middle East. Continue reading

For refugees, arrival in Germany means more waiting

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After dangerous crossings and sleepless nights, refugees fleeing violence in Syria reach their goal only to find that a longer bureaucratic journey has just begun. Continue reading

Should the U.S. take in Syrian war refugees?

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As the refugee crisis continues in Europe, candidates running for president have begun to weigh in on what the U.S. should be doing. Continue reading

War refugees test Europe’s tolerance

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An estimated 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year, arriving in Southern European countries like Greece and quickly overwhelming local resources. Continue reading

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