Tag: Syria

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    A report from one of the sprawling Syrian refugee camps in Jordan describes the interfaith “burdens of hospitality” being shared by Mennonite, Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and UN aid groups as thousands of Syrians cross the border every night. More

    March 8, 2013 | Comments

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    Some Turkish Alawites say their concerns are driven less by sympathy for the Assad regime than by a fear of what might replace it. More

    January 4, 2013 | Comments

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    “It is the responsibility of the international community, of the global civil society, to come and take care and assist the transformation of Syria, in collaboration with the Syrian civil society,” says the exiled leader of the Deir Mar Musa monastery near Damascus. More

    July 31, 2012 | Comments

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    “We are together in front of God and recognize each other as believers…these Muslim, Christian and Jewish, they worship God in a kind of choir,” Father Paolo Dall’Oglio told correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro in describing the work of his monastery before violence erupted in Syria. More

    July 20, 2012 | Comments

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    Does the US have a duty to act? Is it possible to somehow intervene in Syria and still do more good than harm? “Nothing is certain in human affairs,” says this political and moral philosopher. More

    March 16, 2012 | Comments

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    "For weeks the newspapers have included articles about the mounting deaths and suffering of ordinary Syrians. These articles implicitly pronounce a familiar imperative: something must be done. But in the face of this imperative, we are compelled by another: force is justified only where there is reasonable hope of doing more good than harm."

    March 14, 2012 | Comments

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    “I feel the voice of God echoing from the mountains all over this place,” says a Syrian Christian pilgrim visiting Deir Mar Musa, an ancient desert monastery in Syria reestablished by Jesuit priest Paolo Dall’Oglio. More

    March 8, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our conversation about Libya, humanitarian intervention, and the ethical questions being raised by NATO’s current military strategy.
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    June 10, 2011 | Comments

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    Read correspondent Lucky Severson’s August 7, 2006 interview in Washington, D.C. with Vali Nasr, a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. More

    August 10, 2006 | Comments

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