Awareness & Syria

By Jesse Crall In recent days, I’ve been trying to raise awareness around the Caesar Act sanctions currently imposed by the U.S. government against Syria. These sanctions, already harmful to a population ensconced in poverty, take on an even more deleterious effect in light of the explosion in Beirut earlier this week. Since Lebanon wasContinue reading “Awareness & Syria”

Syria and Silence

By Jesse Crall This week, new sanctions imposed by the U.S. government took effect in Syria. With a poverty rate above 80% and years of civil war provoking devastation across the country, Syria hardly needs further impediments to its economic security. And yet… The sanctions are part of the Caesar Act, which passed through CongressContinue reading “Syria and Silence”