“I see us both trying to answer a similar question and kind of snipping off different parts of it, and together you put together kind of the patchwork of the answer,” said Peter Krause.
Kurt Schwartz, director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, thinks the first step should be determining the nature of a terrorist group’s threat.
Rebecca Hersman gave a talk titled “Toxic War: Syria, ISIS, and the Use of Chemical Weapons” on Friday.
Although ISIS may lose territory in the Middle East, Peter Krause said, its ideology will continue to inspire individuals in Africa, the United States, and Europe to commit acts of terrorism.
In war-torn Syria, spurts of electricity offer an escapist glimpse into another world.
“When you’re not used to the noises and how loud they are, it’s kind of terrifying, but then you really get used to it,” Aboukhater said. A recent transfer student to Boston College, Layla Aboukhater escaped Syria’s escalating violence in Nov. 2014 alongside her father.
As a nation so proud of its advancement, we must not let terror succeed in any situation, under any circumstances. The inhumanity and injustices of these people are the greatest evil facing the modern world—an evil clouded under the guise of a “religious war.”