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Now it’s François Fillon’s suits! How far can this travesty of “transparency” go? This digging into petty secrets? This slow
This is a logbook in images, a view of a war that is unfinished but is of global importance.
Return to Kurdistan. My first move is to go into the hills around Mount Zartak to gather my thoughts in the spot where Maghdid
America's allies don't have proper demining equipment or protective gear. That's costing them their lives.
Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
“When do we go back to the front?” were his first words after coming to in the recovery room.
In true keeping with its unconscionably horrific vision, Daash has been marching forward with a genocidal effort, specifically targeting Yazidi people whom it believes to be devil worshippers. Yazidis are not Muslim and practice some customs, including pagan ones that are misunderstood and leveraged as hate by Daash.
As government officials in Erbil often say, "We've made mistakes, but we are now correcting them." This tends to be true, and although there is much work to be done and the road ahead is long, the Kurdistan region is on the right track.
Disposition of Syrian rebel and Syrian Army forces in Aleppo, Spring 2016. Pink: Syrian Army Froces, Green: Syrian Rebels
The trip had been planned for a few weeks before the fateful morning when his father woke him up and said, "The way is ready
Falling oil prices, combined with the costs of war and of housing refugees, is threatening the Kurdish Peshmerga's ability to fight ISIS.
After the disaster of last year's terrorist onslaught, Iraq is now landing heavy blows against the so-called Islamic State. But it needs its allies to stop bickering to truly defeat Daesh.
It's likely the US will form a new coalition to wage war on ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. What remains to be seen is who will do the heavy lifting in this coalition. Which nation will be willing to put boots on the ground?