Once again, horrific images in Syria stun, but little may change

Published April 5, 2017

An article in USA Today about photos of Tuesday’s suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed 70 people, including nearly a dozen children, quotes Kari Winter, professor of transnational studies, and Jacob Kathman, associate professor of political science. The photos "have the capacity to shatter indifference and propel viewers to compassion and action," Winter said. "Try not to underestimate the willingness of democratically elected leaders to turn a blind eye to atrocities committed against people other than their own citizens," Kathman said. The article appeared in news outlets around the country, including the Cincinnati Enquirer, The Coloradoan, Arizona Republic and Montgomery Advertiser.

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