The Obama administration and an array of Arab allies have begun hitting dozens of Islamic States targets inside Syria, expanding an air campaign against what Washington sees as the most powerful Islamist militants in the world.
The U.N.'s new mission to the war-torn Central African Republic needs more money, manpower, and training. How can it possibly succeed?
He doesn’t work for the government. He doesn’t wear a uniform. Meet the mysterious deal broker who’s freeing Ukraine’s prisoners of war.
Forget the Islamic State. The new conflicts of the future could be sparked by climate change.
Powerful lessons in personnel management from the former supreme allied commander of NATO.
Just 20 years ago the United States was a beloved superpower with a solid economy and faced virtually no hostile threats. But that’s all gone to hell.
But if President Obama follows through on his plan to degrade and destroy the Islamic State, that's exactly what we’re going to get.
Why President Obama's war cry doesn’t quite measure up to his predecessors'.
The president is right to be wary of putting troops on the ground in Iraq. But he’s wrong to rule it out.
As Dutch authorities release their report on the downing of MH17, the crash site remains unprotected and the locals are still in denial.
Can a book festival mend wounds created by war and perhaps even counter religious extremism in an isolated corner of the Horn of Africa?
In a world where our enemies don't wear uniforms, our allies don't have to, either.
Ukraine's volunteer fighters who survived the massacre at Ilovaisk describe a harrowing escape -- with no help from the army that claimed to have their backs.
Could Modi, Islamabad, and the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan make the disputed territory the world's next terrorist hotspot?
As fighting rages in the east, one Slovyansk museum is already trying to tell the story of the war in Ukraine, one bullet-riddled helmet at a time.
Battered and besieged, Kiev's troops are just trying to survive to fight another day.
South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war. How can you save lives when doctors and patients are living under the gun?
Protests in Islamabad; the aftermath of the conflict in Gaza; and remembering James Foley.
The psychology behind Israel's Gaza war and the truce that followed.
Putin's 'humanitarian' convoy is simply a pretext for the war the Kremlin's been planning for months.
Ferguson protests; Liberians face the spread of Ebola; and the pope visits South Korea.
A year ago, a chemical weapons attack killed hundreds of my neighbors and friends. But the greatest tragedy is Obama's refusal to punish the murderer in Damascus.
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces cooperated long enough to wrest a vital strategic asset back from the Islamic State. But can this tense alliance last?
In one Kurdish town, all able-bodied men, from 17 to 80, have picked up arms to defend their homes from the Islamic State.
This president isn't weak and waffling. He's calculating, coldhearted, and decisive when it counts.
How did a small community of Yazidis from Lincoln, Nebraska, convince the White House to go to war in Iraq?
In the ruins of the Strip, the devastation has spared no one.