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David Crane, professor of practice at Syracuse University's College of Law, is helping to build legal cases against the worst actors in the Syrian civil war. Photo: Daily Orange, Syracuse University
David Crane, professor of practice at Syracuse University's College of Law, is helping to build legal cases against the worst actors in the Syrian civil war. Photo: Daily Orange, Syracuse University

Syracuse prof building case against Syrian human rights abusers

A few weeks ago, David Crane got a call. The Syracuse University law professor was asked to join a team who would be examining a collection of tens of thousands of gruesome photographs.

They appeared to show widespread torture and killings at detention facilities run by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's government.  Go to full article

Commentary: The Larger View of America's Foreign Policy

Congress is considering President George W. Bush's request for the use of military force against Iraq. At the same time, retired generals and former weapons inspectors are adding their voices to those of peace groups who urge diplomatic solutions over military ones. Commentaor Bernie Lammers, professor of government at St. Lawrence University, sees the question in a larger context of policy decision made by the current administration.  Go to full article

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