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Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.
There’s nothing wrong with political tribes that can’t be fixed by what’s right with them.
The problem isn’t too much democracy — it’s too little.
As U.S. troops draw down, the Afghan military struggles to provide care for its countless wounded soldiers — on the battlefield and at home.
China's president radically changed his country, and the Communist Party, through skill, determination — and a series of lucky breaks.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The Pentagon has been running war games for years, and the results aren’t pretty.
The sudden exodus from war-torn South Sudan is the largest Africa has seen since the 1994 Rwandan genocide. This is what a nation without civilians looks like.
A look at the peculiar obsession with “Santa Barbara” in the post-Soviet experience.
With the country's health services decimated by conflict, cholera is raging through the civilian population.