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Andrea DiCenzo

In January, my colleagues and I interviewed dozens of residents in eastern Mosul who had remained in their homes as Iraq’s battle with the Islamic State shifted to their neighborhoods. They shared horrific stories. more

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Kalman Zabarsky Boston University Photography

Our current military effort is a failed one—and it's time for an entirely new approach, says Andrew Bacevich. more

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A Syrian refugee describes the challenges he faces stuck in Finnish immigration. more

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On the anniversary of the longest war in U.S. history, we offer this reflection on how we got here. more

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The death toll of the “let’s kill the people who are trying to kill us" method is rising. more

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If this cartoon seems complicated, that’s because it is. more

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Even if Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, the war would still have been wrong. more

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Empty buildings and people in need of shelter. more

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“We are fighting for a democratic process for the entire Middle East.” more

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"I was troubled by Clinton's hollow responses and the fact that they went unchallenged by the mainstream media." more

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Image: U.S. Army File Photo In a strange experiment, a U.S. Army program embedded social scientists with armed military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, beginning in 2007. The program finally just ended. Its closure was long overdue. The ... more

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With the fall of Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria, fingers are pointing faster than you can say "Preemptive War." John McCain thinks the crazy Islamic extremists of ISIS wouldn't be causing the world all this trouble if only Obama hadn't s... more

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It’s safe to say that the first two things Americans think of when they think of Muslims are violent terrorist attacks and the oppression of women. Image credit: RAWA more

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“It’s important for people of conscience to be critical of the ways Hollywood perpetuates war and racism, quite frankly, through film." Image credit: Ed Rampell more

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Until the American public demands the full disclosure about the Saudi role, we won’t understand the real circumstances of September 11 and the forming and funding of Al-Qaeda. Image credit: Pool/Getty Images more

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Since leaving the CIA Baer has become an outspoken commentator on intelligence-related matters in various venues, including CNN as its national security affairs analyst. Image credit: Kevin Toolis. more

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In the past few years, the Pentagon has issued several reports concurring that the greatest threat to US national security is posed by climate change and potential environmental disasters. Image credit: The U.S. Army on Flickr more

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It didn't trouble him to hail the path of peace as he was waging war. more

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His bombing campaign is legally weak, and his rhetoric weaker. more

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