SAC in the News

by Volunteer on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 in SAC in the News

A piece by SAC Political Adviser, Bassam Barabandi, and SAC Members Bassam Rifai and Darren Fenwick. This piece discusses the shortcomings of the international response to the crisis in Syria….

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News, SAC News

By Bassam Barabandi and Tyler Jess Thompson December 10, 2014 In his pursuit of foreign policy deals with Syria and Iran, President Obama has taken a soft approach. As a…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News

Ft Mohammed Alaa Ghanem, SAC Government Relations Director and Senior Political Adviser WASHINGTON — For three weeks, Syrian Kurdish fighters, outgunned and outnumbered, have held off an unrelenting assault from…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News, SAC News

Top left: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, Top Right: US Navy/Reuters, Bottom : Abdalghne Karoof/Reuters Since passing HJ Resolution 124 the US-led international coalition has begun airstrikes on ISIS in Syria. While…

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by Suhayla Sibaai on Sunday, October 5th, 2014 in News, SAC in the News, SAC News

In an op-ed published by The Washington Post, SAC Government Relations Director Mohammed Ghanem explains that the airstrikes on ISIS have not been sufficient, even after they expanded to Syria….

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by Volunteer on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 in SAC in the News

Nora Basha recalls meeting Abdulrahman Peter Kassig via the internet. The two Indianapolis natives coordinated online before the brave Kassig went missing in Syria. “Sometimes you gotta take a stand”…

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by Volunteer on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 in SAC in the News

With Islamic State’s recent takeover of a military base 50 miles northwest of Baghdad, the Obama administration is under heavy pressure to amend or escalate their military operations against them….

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by Volunteer on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 in SAC in the News

The airstrikes recently approved by the Obama Administration have struck Syrian soil as of last week. However by failing to coordinate with the Free Syrian Army beforehand, the United States…

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by Volunteer on Monday, September 29th, 2014 in SAC in the News

New York Times writer Anne Barnard discusses the uncertain support by the Syrian people for the American airstrikes on the Islamic State, and maintains that they long preferred Assad and…

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by Volunteer on Friday, September 26th, 2014 in SAC in the News

SAC’s director of government relations Mohammed Ghanem is featured in this Foreign Policy report condemning the needlessly chaotic American airstrikes. By sidelining the moderate opposition in Syria and not coordinating…

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