Saturday, August 31

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Life inside Za’atari, a camp for Syrian refugees just across the Jordanian border, where “the dispossession is absolute. Everyone has lost his country, his home, his equilibrium. Most have lost a family member or a friend. What is left is a kind of theatrical pride, the necessary performance of will.”

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A history of humanitarian intervention.

Friday, August 30

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“At first, there is only a little sound, a metallic ping, almost a click.”

Wednesday, August 21

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A briefing on drone warfare.

Friday, August 16

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A profile of lawyer Jacques Vergès, who died yesterday after decades spent defending war criminals, terrorists and dictators.

Wednesday, August 7

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On the attempt to rehabilitate Afghanistan’s child jihadis.

Tuesday, July 23

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Team America voyages to Jordan’s King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center to compete against top-seeded China and other squads in challenges based on counter-terrorism scenarios.

Friday, July 19

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How a corporate network engineer became one of Aleppo’s most prolific weapons manufacturers.

Saturday, July 13

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On the film The Act of Killing, in which the actual perpetrators of a 1966-1966 Indonesian genocide recreate their own actions for the camera, and what it can tell us about our memories of the Vietnam War.

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How a con man named James McCormick sold $38 million worth of phony bomb-detection devices to Iraqi authorities.

Thursday, July 11

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Is being a war correspondent worth the risk?