“Suppose these two social and humanitarian disasters were conjoined to produce something positive,” David Laitin says.
Federal agents say they arrested 22-year-old metro Detroit man before he could fly to the Middle East to fight Syrian rebels.
A $50K reward is offered for information leading to the capture of Ahmad Abousamra, who allegedly trained to kill American soldiers overseas.
While talks are underway to avert a U.S. attack on Syria, students gathered on the Diag at University of Michigan to call on President Obama to find a peaceful solution.
Among those closely listening to the President’s speech Tuesday night was Oakland University Political Science Professor, Dr. Dave Dulio — who felt there were no big “surprises”.
The White House is making a big push to rally members of Congress and the American public behind President Barack Obama’s plan for a U.S. military strike against Syria.
Metro Detroit is already dealing with hundreds of refugees from the Middle East, and that number is expected to grow with the civil war in Syria.
The director of Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict says the preferred strategy would be diplomatic pressure on Syria.
Bridging the political aisle, Michigan’s members of Congress say they support President Obama’s decision to ask for a congressional vote before undertaking an attack on Syria.
University of Dearborn Political Science Professor Ron Stockton says President Barack Obama has painted himself into a corner.