A lot has happened since my last discussion post which talked about President Obamas decision to take military action against the terrorist group, ISIS. Since then the United States has begun to plan and carry out strategic air strikes, targeting areas that have a strong ISIS military presence, weapon storage, and oil refineries. If successful these air strikes would be crippling for ISIS.
In Dan Simpson's opinion piece "Listen to Latin America", published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 24, 2013, the author tries to convince the reader that the problems between the U.S. and Latin countries come from the U.S. itself.
Britain and France join the U.S. in not tolerating Syria’s transportation of chemical weapons. In addition, the worries about the chemical weapons were also expressed by Russia. Also many reporters went missing in Syria. Many major countries are afraid of Syria’s ability to possess chemical weapons and are considering a partial no fly zone in the county. This article is from the New York Times and its basically about countries such as the US, being afraid of Syria having the ability to obtain chemical weapons and using them against other countries in the middle east.