Tag Archives: Turkey

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In Greece, the Refugee Crisis Worsens While The World’s Attention Turns Elsewhere

Nea Kavala, Greece— “We weren’t expecting to be here very long,” Ayhan, a 28-year-old from Afrin, Syria, says, as she sits with her husband, Hozan, on a porch made of wood pallets outside their modest tent in the Nea Kavala refugee camp in northern Greece. “I only have two changes of clothes,” she continues, pouring coffee […]

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What are the limits to a principled opposition to intervention in Syria?

This article appeared in the National on October 16, 2016. Over the past month, the battle for Aleppo has reached fever pitch. Major hospitals have been targeted and destroyed, forcing already injured patients to be treated in makeshift clinics. Bunker-buster bombs – designed explosives to penetrate concrete and rock and destroy underground facilities, have killed […]