Security is improving in the eastern part of the country -- so why are many refugees worse off than before?
And Putin’s itching for a fight.
100 years later, we still spend too much time talking about how World War I started. The real lessons are in why it lasted so long.
Aleppo was the Syrian rebels’ first big prize. If Assad retakes it, is the war as good as over?
In a hillside cemetery in southern Kabul, gravediggers lay unknown militants to rest.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
The aftermath of the MH17 shoot-down; violence in Gaza continues; and Hindus celebrate in India.
How the U.S. military can overcome the challenges of complexity in a rapidly changing world.
As the conflict in Kachin state wages on, civilians remain caught in the crossfire.
How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.
A lengthy, thorough inquiry into the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down is an absolute necessity -- and could be exactly what Putin wants.
A conversation with Zbigniew Brzezinski on today's worldwide turmoil, overstating Iran's near-term nuclear threat, and why a return to global order may rest on the relationship between the United States and China.
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
MH17 shot down in Ukraine; Israel launches a ground invasion of Gaza; and the island of Tenerife, Spain celebrates the patron saint of fishermen.
A mass burial in Srebrenica; bombings rock Syria; and the bulls run in Pamplona.
The DRC's most notorious outlaws may finally be ready to end their 20-year war of rape and plunder.
Why is a barbaric medieval caliphate so much better at social media than Washington?
Suicide is becoming a crisis among people affected by Syria's protracted civil war -- and no one is talking about it.
Cheap, deadly, and not stopping anytime soon, barrel bombs are the weapon of choice for dictators from Sudan to Syria.
If ISIS attacks Jordan, neither the United States nor Israel will be able to stay out of the fray.
While Bosnia welcomed EU dignitaries for the official WWI centennial, protesters donned masks of assassin Gavrilo Princip and Serbs erected a statue in his honor.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup causes celebration and protests; Iraqi refugee camps swell with families after the fall of Mosul; and people all over the world enjoy the summer heat.
Should journalists killed in action be mourned less because they were working for the Kremlin?
Sebastian Junger’s new documentary shows war as it really is: mundane and hero-less. Will anyone want to watch it?
Militants in Iraq and Syria are trying to re-create a nation that never existed.
How the lessons of the European wars of the Reformation -- hundreds of years old -- can help stave off the lethal mix of religious radicalization and politics.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters honed their skills fighting for independence from Iraq. Now they are the front line against ISIS.