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May: Why Boeing and Airbus deals with Iran shouldn’t fly

Clifford D. May

Sometimes international law is ambiguous. Sometimes not. When it comes to murdering civilians and using chemical weapons to get the job done, there are no grey areas, no fuzzy lines, no mitigating circumstances. Such practices are clearly and specifically prohibited under what’s called “the law of war.” That makes Bashar al-Assad, Syria’s dynastic dictator, a […]

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Colorado leaders react to chemical weapons attack, airstrikes in Syria

Colorado congressional leaders condemned the chemical weapons attack launched by the government of President Bashar al-Assad after the U.S. military launched cruise missiles into Syria Thursday. President Trump’s assault on a Syrian military airfield with 59 cruise missiles is the first direct U.S. intervention in the country’s 6-year-old civil war, and it could enflame relations with Russia and […]

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After gas attack, Syrian American in Colorado calls on Trump to act

With Donald Trump in the White House and on Twitter, it was easy to overlook some of the other stories in the world — including the civil war in Syria. But this week the news out of Syria was sufficiently tragic to make even the frenetic U.S. news cycle stop and take note. Dozens of Syrians, including children, […]

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