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Libya lecture. MATTHEW YAN

Dartmouth professor discusses genocide and tourism under fascist Italy in Libya

Matthew Yan March 1, 2020
Graziella Parati discussed that agenda and the reasons behind it in her lecture, “Concentration Camps, Architectural Projects and Tourism in Italo Balbo’s Libya” on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Stony Brook University.
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An American flag waving. Typically devotion and patriotism go hand in hand, but they can also lead to issues and arguments. PUBLIC DOMAIN

VESO empowers student veterans, spreads awareness among civilians

Anna Correa May 3, 2018
The Veteran Students Organization (VESO) is a group dedicated to uniting veteran students with each other and the campus community, bringing awareness to social issues and difficulties that concern veterans during their college careers and post-service lives.
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Dec. 2012. GULBENK/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Immigration lawyers educate students on Muslim travel ban

Jill Ryan February 2, 2017
The State Department has stated visas from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be revoked.
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President Donald Trump signs Executive Order 13796 on Jan. 27. The order, commonly referred to as an immigration ban bars people from seven countries to enter the United States. PHOTO CREDIT: PUBLIC DOMAIN

Letter to the Editor: Immigration order opposes American values

Jonathan Harrington February 2, 2017
America stands to lose more than our alliances, reputation, or international influence. We stand to lose our national soul.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

More support for diversity

Andrew Goldstein January 29, 2017
Stony Brook has taken too long to issue a statement about President Trump's travel ban and the detention of a student.
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A view of the TWA Flight Center building at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. PHEEZY/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

GSO president reportedly detained at JFK under travel ban

Mahreen Khan January 28, 2017
Stony Brook graduate student and GSO President Vahideh Rasekhi was reportedly detained at JFK International Airport on Saturday under President Donald Trump’s executive order.
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Stony Brook professor James Klurfeld of the School of Journalism, right, served as the moderator for the annual Great Debate on Dec. 3rd, 2015, with this years topic on the growing threat of the Islamic State. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Great Debates tackles US strategy against Islamic State

Jessica Chin December 6, 2015
Two teams debated about how to defeat monsters Thursday afternoon at the Humanities Institute — the monsters to which they referred being ISIS and extremism.
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Saving U.S. foreign policy

The Statesman September 17, 2012

With the recent killing of Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, the state of American diplomacy with Libya and its neighbors is quickly falling apart. In response to an extremely anti-Muslim video...

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President Obamas Libyan Mistake

President Obama’s Libyan Mistake

Gregory J. Klubok March 29, 2011
In his latest shortsighted act in office, President Barack Obama, along with other nations like France, Britain and Italy has taken military action in Libya, taking part in a no-fly zone over Libya and engaging Libyan ground targets.
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Operation Odyssey Dawn: What The Future Holds

Ravneet Kamboj March 21, 2011
Operation Odyssey Dawn: the name given to the military operation that spawned from the United Nations resolution 1973, which authorizes member nations to enforce a “no-fly zone” over the North African Nation of Libya. French jets started the attack by firing on Libyan tanks and soon afterwards upwards of 120 self-guided cruise missiles were fired by the U.S and the U.K striking Libyan air and air defense assets.
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