We the College Republicans condemn SR-S18-21, which asks GW to divest from companies associated with Israel, and encourage members of the SA Senate to vote against this divisive measure. While the bill encourages divestment from companies that are allegedly complicit in human rights violations across “global communities,” it specifically singles out the state of Israel. Since its creation in 1948, Israel has fought war after war for its right to exist. What the bill fails to acknowledge is that Israel does not incite wars simply out of hatred. Rather, the state is specifically fighting against Hamas, a terrorist organization that has fired over 22,000 rockets into Israel since the 2005 annex
No one is innocent. There is no better example than Northern Syria where the People’s Protection Unit, YPG, having fought loyally on behalf of the United States of America against the Islamic State now fight the Turkish military. At time of this writing Afrin has fallen and President Erdogan of Turkey has announced further military operations will push the YPG out of the remaining regions in Northern Syria and continue into Iraq. Likely before this article is published those operations will have begun and the United States will have decided which ally to side with. When considering that question most people desperately look for a moral high ground, subconsciously or consciously demonizing th
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