3/30(Sat.) News discussion: ISIS bride & Boeing crisis

3/30(Sat.) News discussion: ISIS bride & Boeing crisis

文章David Jr. » 週三 3月 27, 2019 4:08 pm

Hello Everyone,

This coming Saturday we are going to talk about two news. One is about ISIS brides begging to come home, and the other is about Boeing crisis. Felicidad and our president Christine will host one session respectively. Hope you enjoy the discussion.

Session One News:
ISIS brides begging to come home.

News 1: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/02/20/americas/isis-bride-alabama-wants-to-return-intl/index.html
News 2: https://extra.ie/2019/03/26/news/irish-news/isis-bride-lisa-smith-toddler

Discussion Questions in Session 1:

1. What's the right way to deal with these ISIS brides and their children?
2. Does everyone deserve the 2nd chance?
3. If the same situation happened to girls in Taiwan, what should our government react?


Session Two News:
Boeing crisis

To recap what happened to Boeing, please read News 3:
News 4: How Boeing Should Have Responded to the 737 Max Safety Crisis
News 5: Only for those who like to know more

Discussion Questions in Session 2:
4. What exactly happened to the Boeing 737 Max jets? Will this kind of accident happen to Airbus in the future?
5. Did Boeing respond to the crisis in totally wrong way? If you were the CEO of Boeing, what would you do?
6. There is a saying "Crisis reveals character". Do you believe it?

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Re: 3/30(Sat.) News discussion: ISIS bride & Boeing crisis

文章Felicidad » 週四 3月 28, 2019 5:23 pm

Hey. I would like to add 2 questions in section one.
Question 4: Do you agree that America or Europe should take more admit more Syria refugees?
Question 5: How should the world respond to terror? Does America has the right to attack ISIS?
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Re: 3/30(Sat.) News discussion: ISIS bride & Boeing crisis

文章Kooper » 週六 3月 30, 2019 10:22 am

It may sound a bit too naive or simplistic, but I feel that a country has the ultimate responsibility to cope with all of its citizens’ troubles overseas. If their people are unfortunately victims of an incident and ask for foreign aid, it is one of local embassy’s roles to reach out to help and as necessary take them home safely. Criminals hiding abroad, in other cases, should be extradited back and put on domestic trials. To avoid abuse of the foreign affairs system, cost of these overseas “rescue” services, when significant, should bill the ones who benefit.

By the principle of humanitarianism, it seems morally superior to demand that developed countries like US and EU take more Syrian refugees. There’s however more to the refugee crisis than meets the eye. The first consideration is whether accepting more refugees will solve the problem once and for all. Refugees fled their home towns because of lasting civil wars in Syria. The crisis is the result, not the cause. Taking in more runaways along could be as futile as placing a larger bucket for water dripping from roof without stopping the leak. The lion's share of efforts should go into easing conflicts in Syria fast and the ebb of refugee tide will come naturally.

Second, taking large population of refugees inevitably impacts a country’s politics, culture, economy, finance and social stability in the long run. Even with carefully designed policy and effective execution, it takes years or even decades for immigrants to assimilate into local communities. If this is not done properly, the immigrant population will end up becoming a breeding ground for future social unrest.
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Re: 3/30(Sat.) News discussion: ISIS bride & Boeing crisis

文章Kooper » 週六 3月 30, 2019 9:30 pm

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