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We need to better understand what six years of 'toxic stress' means for children who have only known war.
Ordinary Syrians just wanted the freedoms we take for granted.
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In late May 2016, I was invited to a private home in New York for a chat. Like a lot of other people, the host was concerned about Islam's growing influence in Europe, and she wanted to meet because b...
WASHINGTON ― In 2009, the historian David Kaiser, then a professor at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, got a call from a guy named Steve Bannon. Bannon wanted to interview Kaiser for a...
Maj. Luke Talbot/U.S. Army
I’d commanded over 100 soldiers on operations in Southern Iraq, but I couldn’t do the simple things at home.
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Afghanistan is failing. Fifteen years after the United States first scattered the Taliban with high-altitude bombing, the battlefield gains achieved by tens of thousands of U.S. troops are in jeopard...
We can't just click a sad face emoji and then forget about it.
Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters
They were in Syria as private contractors deployed by the Kremlin.
Iraqi army troops on Saturday stormed into a Christian region that has been under Islamic State control since 2014 as part of U.S.-backed operations to clear the entrances to Mosul, the militants' las...
Spc. Arnell Ord/U.S. Army
War crimes have driven this conflict. There needs to be justice for those crimes.
Donald Trump’s claims about lack of combat readiness totally miss what is going on.
By Helen Murphy and Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians rejected a peace deal with Marxist insurgents in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President...
Militants have killed 12 people when they attacked a police checkpoint in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, then detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the city, Iraqi police and military sources sa...