Men transport a casualty after airstrikes by Assad regime near Damascus, Syria. (File)
“Slamming the door in their faces, would be a betrayal of our values.”
"We are resolved to tell the world that we will condemn anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, no matter how their proponents attempt to cloak it in some false mantle of respectability."
“This is not a clash of civilizations. These terrorists have declared war against all civilization."
In Tunisia, where the Arab Spring was born, democratic progress continues. On a recent visit there, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said, "the eyes of the world are on Tunisia, and America wants Tunisia to succeed."
President Barack Obama described ISIL as “the face of evil,” and urged world leaders to commit the resources that the fight demands to “degrade and ultimately defeat this barbaric terrorist organization.”
International efforts to stop the carnage in Syria are intensifying.
In order to blunt the appeal of violent terrorist groups, we must find ways to fill unmet human needs.