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Zemari Ahmadi’s totaled Toyota Corolla outside his house in Kabul, Afghanistan.

U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Kills 10 Civilians

The New York Times revealed that a U.S missile hit an erroneous target, killing
Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer October 5, 2021

On the afternoon of August 29, 2021, a United States missile fired at a white Toyota Corolla just outside the house of Zemari Ahmadi in Kabul. The strike was believed to have destroyed an ISIS safe house....

The End of an Era for Germany

The End of an Era for Germany

As Merkel's last term as Chancellor culminates, Germany sees a more progressive future ahead.
Darin Eberhardt '25, writer October 5, 2021

The end of an era for Germany came on September 26, as their first election without Angela Merkel as a candidate in sixteen years commenced. Over Merkel’s last four terms, she became a political icon,...

The Race for the Bundestag

The Race for the Bundestag

German election spells out a more Socialist future for Europe
Emeline Doscher '25, writer October 1, 2021

On September 26, after 16 years of conservative government, elections were held in Germany to elect a new chancellor and form a new Bundestag or parliament. Angela Merkel will voluntarily step down from...

Islamophobia in the Wake of 9/11

Islamophobia in the Wake of 9/11

Darin Eberhardt '25, writer September 28, 2021

2021 marked the 20th anniversary of the greatest tragedy in modern American history, 9/11. After terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes and killed almost 3000 people, hundreds of thousands more...

Nukes to Australia and Apologies to France

Nukes to Australia and Apologies to France

France and China are among countries opposed to a new nuclear deal between U.S., U.K., and Australia.
Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer September 23, 2021

On September 16, 2021, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia announced a new major defense agreement, marking a new alliance against the force of China in the Pacific region and angering...

Women are under particular threat as the Taliban regain control of Afghanistan

Taliban Take Control in Afghanistan

Chaos and consternation as citizens and allies flee
Uzair Hammad '24 August 27, 2021

Over the summer, President Biden pledged to end America’s longest war in Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, marking 20 years since President Bush declared the War on Terror following the 9/11 attacks....

The Congress has some Work to do

The Congress has some Work to do

Congress faces important legislative opportunities which will truly evolve our future as a nation.
Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 17, 2021

As we head into the summer, the media’s eye falls not on an upcoming election or partisan positioning, but rather on substantive policy-making. This year, a few key pieces of legislation have the potential...

2015 Iran Talks

A New Attempt at an Iran Nuclear Deal

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer May 7, 2021

The Biden administration recently started a major diplomatic effort with Iran to get the nation to negotiate a new nuclear deal with the United States, led by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. However,...

India, the Worlds Largest Vaccine Producer, Suffers the Worlds Worst Covid Surge

India, the World’s Largest Vaccine Producer, Suffers the Worlds Worst Covid Surge

Ankit Jaiswal '22, writer May 5, 2021

A devastating second wave of COVID-19 has arrived in India almost a year after the country imposed one of the strictest lockdown restrictions in the world, and just three months after the Indian health...

World News Roundup

World News Roundup

The Advocate May 5, 2021

Baghdad Hospital Fire - Marly Fisher '23 An enormous fire at a Baghdad hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients has left 82 dead and over 100 injured on Saturday, April 24. Early reports say the fire...

Deportations Under the Biden Administration

Deportations Under the Biden Administration

Not everyone is happy with the changes the Biden administration is making.
Uzair Hammad '24 March 16, 2021

After former President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policies came under fire for separating families and holding children in unsafe and unsanitary detention facilities (deemed “cages”),...

Asian-American Discrimination during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Asian-American Discrimination during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bigotry against Asian-Americans is rising
Noor Ali '23, News and Feature Editor March 12, 2021

The recent rise in anti-Asian American violence has redefined the narrative surrounding the Asian identity in the United States. In a year where social justice issues are at the forefront of national discussions,...

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