Children Of War: How war is affecting children in Syria

By ANAND JAUREGUILORDA, age 10 According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, 70 percent of child refugees from Syria in Lebanon alone do not attend school. PHOTO: DFID – UK Department for International Development Imagine waking up to the sound of an...

10-Year Anniversary of the Iraq War

By DANIEL IKVO, age 12 PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons March 2013 marks 10 years of America’s war in Iraq. Beginning in 2003, Americans were sent to Iraq by President Bush to stop Saddam Hussein from building weapons of mass destruction and to establish a democractic...

Your Turn: The War in Afghanistan

By JUDI CHENG October 2010 marked the 9th anniversary of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Afghanistan that continues today. We asked kids in Brooklyn, N.Y. for their thoughts. “It’s not right. I’m a Muslim. They don’t interpret the Islamic...