The Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many Civilians It Has Killed in Iraq and Syria


The Pentagon has looked into hundreds of possible civilian casualties from the bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. But Washington is having trouble keeping track of everything — including its own allies. Since August 2014, the American-led coalition has... Read more

Hundreds of Dead Bodies Rot in Bangui Wells


In early August, workers from the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action exhumed three piles of... Read more

The Rocket Dog of U.S. Special Forces


America’s Special Operations Command will hold a conference in October and it recently put... Read more

Myanmar’s Most Persecuted Minority Isn’t Fighting Back


I checked the straps on my boots. The water on the flooded dirt road... Read more

Yep, F-117 Stealth Fighters Are Still Flying in 2015


The U.S. Air Force officially retired its 52 surviving F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighters in... Read more
Congrats — You Can Now Be a Woman Marine and Shoot Down Enemy Planes
The U.S. Marine Corps is about to finish training its first women Stinger anti-aircraft missile-shooters. Low Altitude Air Defense...
We Linked Up With Troops Battling Washington's Wildfires

We Linked Up With Troops Battling Washington's Wildfires

The air is hard to breath as we walk up the gravel road. Smoke fills the air, obscuring the...

French and U.N. Troops Are Losing the Battle to Save Mali

French and U.N. Troops Are Losing the Battle to Save Mali

Imagine your country is a beacon of democracy, when suddenly, it’s overrun by angry rebels and hardcore jihadists. To...

Get Up Close to the U.S. Air Force's New Gunship

Get Up Close to the U.S. Air Force's New Gunship

Air Force commandos are in the process of getting their brand new gunship, the AC-130J Ghostrider. These heavily-armed aircraft...

China Builds Up Its Fleet of Ships That Make Artificial Islands

China Builds Up Its Fleet of Ships That Make Artificial Islands

Venturing ever further from the rivers and coasts that it helped develop in the first three decades of China’s...
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In Myanmar, Buddhist Monks Whip Up Anti-Muslim Hate

In Myanmar, Buddhist Monks Whip Up Anti-Muslim Hate

The 969 Movement, a grassroots, leaderless group of monks promoting Buddhism and militant nationalism throughout Myanmar, may surprise the...

The United States Runs a Strip Mall Just for Cops in Afghanistan

The United States Runs a Strip Mall Just for Cops in Afghanistan

The U.S. State Department runs a strip mall for cops in Afghanistan. No, seriously, that’s what Washington calls three...

The Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many Civilians It Has Killed in Iraq and Syria

The Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many Civilians It Has Killed in Iraq and Syria

The Pentagon has looked into hundreds of possible civilian casualties from the bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. But...

It’s Time to Change America’s Nuclear Strategy

It’s Time to Change America’s Nuclear Strategy

Every week, War Is Boring and Reuters sit down to discuss the stories behind the front lines. It’s War...

America Is at War With Fire

America Is at War With Fire

The American West is burning. An unusually hot and dry summer led to widespread drought and turned the forests...

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