Tag Archives: Syrian refugees
Syria’s Sexual Violence Rate on Par With Bosnia War
Aside from the Iraq War in 2004, the Syrian conflict represents the worst violence–not just in the region–but globally since the Balkan Crisis of the 1990’s. Continue reading
That which is measured improves. #Hope #SyrianRefugees
Pearson’s Law: “That which is measured improves. That which is measured and reported improves exponentially.” – Karl Pearson Greetings Pita-Consumers! Before you do anything: share this link with your organizations and friends working to assist Syrian refugees. Note: there are … Continue reading
If We Don’t Compare MENA Countries’ Fiscal Fragility, Then How Will Gather Lessons Learned?
Breaking bread, hence sharing a meal with anyone, symbolizes the conscious and informal way of engaging in respectful conversation. Moreover, if one can “break bread” with another, they have taken the first step towards engagement, and building more concretely upon … Continue reading
Impasse: #US Senate Hearing “#Syria Refugee Crisis” #SyrianRefugees
“Only 31 [Syrian] refugees were allowed into the U.S. in 2013,” said Senator Durbin, who added that none of the Gulf Cooperation Council members have committed to accepting Syrian refugees and that “these countries need to step up as well” … Continue reading
How Does Chartering a Grand Strategy for Lebanon’s Military Factor in Accountability?
On Wednesday, February 20th, PITAPOLICY attended the Aspen Institute’s discussion on Lebanon, entitled, “National Defense: Charting a Grand Strategy?” Lebanon’s military is an institution that poses many questions for U.S. military and political analysts. Aram Nerguizian from the Center for … Continue reading