How the U.S. Is Making the War in Yemen Worse
Why are we still involved?
Why are we still involved?
Finland shares an 833-mile border with an aggressive and unpredictable neighbor––Russia. North of the Arctic Circle, the author trained with the elite soldiers who will be on the front lines if this cold feud ever gets hot.
Steve Acheson finds a different form of protest.
A Marine veteran of the Iraq War on battle and faith.
Orange County’s first serial killer in 25 years stalked homeless men.
An on-the-ground investigation reveals that the U.S.-led battle against ISIS — hailed as the most precise air campaign in history — is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged.
Kurdish revolutionaries helped the U.S. expel the Islamic State from its capital city. Will we soon abandon them?
Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation?
Bill Brookman has traveled to some of the world’s most dangerous places to disarm militias and negotiate with gangs. Bill Brookman is a clown.
How two veterans with PTSD turned a Canadian military town into a medical-marijuana hub.
Noorullah Aminya was once a valuable ally to the American military. Then, with the Taliban going after his family, he attempted to defect and spent three years in federal detention. To be granted asylum, he needed to convince a judge that the Taliban rule Afghanistan in full. Which would mean America has lost the war.
The lives of six people who survived the atomic bomb.
When Isis rounded up Yazidi women and girls in Iraq to use as slaves, the captives drew on their collective memory of past oppressions – and a powerful will to survive.
In October, Iraqi forces set out to retake Mosul, one of Iraq’s largest cities and ISIS’s biggest stronghold in the country. It would take them nine months and cost thousands of lives.
Four American rock climbers are kidnapped by guerillas in Kyrgyzstan.
What should be done with the bodies of ISIS fighters? While investigating in Mosul, the author uncovers a terrible crime.
Boko Haram has abducted thousands of children and trained them as soldiers. Four survivors tell their story.
The elite Iraqi “Golden Division” was trained by the US to hunt terrorists. But now they’re locked in a brutal street battle for control of Mosul.
The word was the Ia Drang would be a walk. The word was wrong. (Winner of the 1991 National Magazine Award and the basis for the We Were Soliders.)
Colombia’s FARC guerrillas face a new battle: re-joining society.
One morning in mid-December, a group of soldiers banged on the door of a house in eastern Aleppo. A male voice responded from inside: “Who are you?” A soldier answered: “We’re the Syrian Arab Army. It’s O.K., you can come out. They’re all gone.” The door opened. A middle-aged man appeared. He had a gaunt, distinguished face, but his clothes were threadbare and his teeth looked brown and rotted. At the soldiers’ encouragement, he stepped hesitantly forward into the street. He explained to them, a little apologetically, that he had not crossed his threshold in four and a half years.
How Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian government has woven soccer into its grisly campaign of oppression.
A sniper’s bullet and a long recovery.
Argentina’s grandmothers are still searching for the stolen babies born in the dictatorship’s secret prisons.
The diary of a Scranton, PA National Guardsmen tasked with guarding the highest profile prisoner in U.S history: a surprisingly amiable Saddam Hussein.