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A man carries a young girl who was injured in a reported barrel-bomb attack by government forces on June 3, 2014 in Kallaseh district in the northern city of Aleppo. Some 2,000 civilians, including more than 500 children, have been killed in regime air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo since January, many of them in barrel bomb attacks. AFP PHOTO / BARAA AL-HALABI        (Photo credit should read BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. Is Helping Allies Hide Civilian Casualties in Iraq and Syria

The Pentagon is doing its partners in the anti-Islamic State campaign a favor, at the expense of its own transparency.

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3 Takeaways from the Dutch Election Results

Far-right populism doesn’t win the day (yet), lefties make big gains, and now we look to France.

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Dutch Apparently Fend off Far-Right Election Challenge

Rutte loses seats but, at least according to first exit polls, wins the day.

Demonstrators protest in Amsterdam in front of the US Consulate on January 20, 2017 after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, DC.  
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday -- capping his improbable journey to the White House and beginning a four-year term that promises to shake up Washington and the world. / AFP / ANP / Olaf KRAAK / Netherlands OUT        (Photo credit should read OLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images)

If Trump Wants to End Legal Abortion, He’s Going to Have to Go Through Holland First

Lilianne Ploumen’s bold, brave act could be the start of a concerted backlash against Washington.

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