Since the outset of the conflict, the United States has spent $113 billion dollars training and equipping the Afghan National Army in preparation for them to westernize and democratize Afghanistan once U.S presence ends.
The art of storytelling and animation is captured beautifully in “The Breadwinner.” Based on the novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis, the film does a great job of hooking viewers in from the very start.
The Veteran Students Organization (VESO) is a group dedicated to uniting veteran students with each other and the campus community, bringing awareness to social issues and difficulties that concern veterans during their college careers and post-service lives.
The whole world has been abuzz about a certain young woman. Fortunately, I am not talking about Miley Cyrus, but of the 16 year old Pakistani native who has taken women’s rights and education to the world stage- Malala Yousafzai. She advocated for girls’ education with the help of her father, Ziuaddin Yousafzai and gained attention through several media outlets including the New York Times and local Pakistani television channels.
CBS foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward, who recently returned to the United States from Syria, visited Stony Brook on Monday, Sept. 23 as the second speaker for the Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture Series.
Fittingly, in the wake of Sept. 11 there has been a growing appreciation of the vital importance of our police and our military in defending us against attack. But the terrorist assaults should have also underscored the crucial role of another group of American heroes. The deeds of those individuals, unfortunately, continue to go unrecognized.