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Do We Have to Understand Before We Intercede?

  I must admit that there is a great deal that I do not understand about the civil war in Syria. I don’t understand what grievances the Syrian people had that led to this war, or for that matter what exactly set off the entire Arab Spring. I don’t understand why the US supports the… Read more »

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Twelve Years a Refugee

Like many of you, I am still learning about the refugee crisis. These past months I have been reading news articles and commentaries on the causes, issues, and concerns surrounding not only the Syrian refugees, but refugees all around the world. I have spoken with people in the US who work with refugees who are… Read more »

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MITIGATING DEATH AND INSPIRING ACTION AT THE WORLD’S DEADLIEST BORDER: MOAS SAVES 10,000 LIVES DURING ITS FIRST YEAR

The following post was written by MOAS and appears on their website. It is being reprinted with permission.  Since launching exactly a year ago, Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has significantly contributed to saving lives during one of the worst maritime refugee crises the world has ever seen while inspiring others to take action. More than… Read more »