Posts Tagged ‘Syrian conflict’

Caritas worker laments dire plight of Syrian refugees

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

A New Zealand aid worker says the situation in overflowing Syrian refugee camps remains hopeless as the country marks three years of civil war. The brutal Syrian conflict has left an estimated 146,000 people dead, half of them reportedly civilians, and caused millions to flee. Aid experts say up to 4 million people could be Read more

War as punishment: President Obama’s Syrian solution

Friday, September 6th, 2013

The most recent comments by United States President Barack Obama regarding a possible military intervention in Syria indicate views at odds with just war theory – the doctrine emerging from moral philosophy surrounding the just use of military force. On Saturday, President Obama expressed his desire to “hold the Assad regime accountable for their use Read more