The Azerbaijani army patrols the streets of Shusha on Sept. 25 under a sign that reads: "Dear Shusha, you are free. Dear Shusha, we are back. Dear Shusha, we will resurrect you. Shusha is ours."

From the Ruins of War, a Tourist Resort Emerges

Shusha was the key to the recent war between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Now Baku wants to turn the fabled fortress town into a resort.

US army soldiers arrive at Morocco's Agadir military airport on June 9, 2021 to take part in the "African Lion" military exercise.

Ready to Fight Tonight? Not So Much, Some Army Troops Say

The U.S. military might not be as ready for a war with China or Russia as it lets on.

Top Sudanese Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan speaks at a press conference.

Sudanese General Blew Off Final U.S. Effort to Avert Power Grab

Military junta faces widespread international backlash for upending Sudan’s shaky democratic transition.

Elizabeth Truss arrives for a cabinet meeting.

Liz Truss, True Believer

From Brexit-skeptic to face of the “Global Britain” agenda, the new foreign secretary has always seen politics as philosophy in action.

Rohingya refugees sit outside an area marked by police at their camp in New Delhi after a fire broke out there on June 13.

‘It’s Like We’re Caged Everywhere We Go’

Rohingya refugees in India are facing persecution yet again.


Russia’s Sanctions Problem

Are its U.N. panel obstructions about short-term leverage, or are they intended as an existential threat to the system?

Jennifer Klein speaks at the White House.

Jennifer Klein on the U.S.’s ‘First Ever’ National Gender Strategy

“We want it to be aspirational,” said co-chair of U.S. President Joe Biden’s policy council.

A preventive medicine services sergeant administers a COVID-19 vaccine.

U.S. Army Failed to Warn Troops About COVID-19 Disinformation

Most soldiers said they weren’t told how to deal with Chinese and Russian propaganda.


‘The Worst Bloody Job in the World’

U.N. sanctions inspectors feel unsupported and unsafe.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium.

‘Now You’re in a Situation’: Democrats Pressure Biden on Taiwan

Moderates want to give U.S. President Joe Biden more war powers to stave off a Chinese invasion. Progressives don’t agree.

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