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War

  1. Trump Weighs ‘Saturation Strike’ Against Syrian GovernmentThe strikes would likely kill Russian soldiers and mark a 180-degree shift in the White House’s policy toward Syria.
  2. feature
    PissPigGranddad, the Punk-Rock Florist Who Fought ISIS in Syria, Is Coming HomeBrace Belden became a radical icon when he went to take up arms against terrorists, build a socialist utopia, and tweet jokes about the revolution.
  3. There Were Two Major Victories Against ISIS in Iraq and SyriaIraqi forces retake most of Mosul airport, while Turkish-backed Syrian rebels expel the extremist group from al-Bab.
  4. The Mattis-Bannon Race for Secret President May Be Most Important of Our LivesBannon says a war with China is inevitable. Mattis is telling our allies that we don’t need to take “military steps” against Beijing or Tehran.
  5. war
    Montauk Resident Hopes to Rally 1,000 for Battle Against Manhattan“There’s strength in numbers.”
  6. foreign affairs
    Is It Time to Change the Strategy Against ISIS?After the fall of Ramadi, some are wondering if the U.S. is losing another war in Iraq.
  7. war
    The Great Human vs. Animal War Has Begun in NYCThey’re not taking “hoot” (owl for “no”) as an answer.
  8. war
    American Deserter: Why AWOL U.S. Soldiers Are Most at Risk in CanadaIt used to be the safest place for a war deserter to go. Now it’s just about the worst destination.
  9. war
    The Riskiest Place for AWOL U.S. Soldiers Is CanadaIt used to be the safest place for a war deserter to go. Now it’s just about the worst destination.
  10. Media Organizations Gather Troops and Prepare to Go to War in 2016There are hundreds of people already covering every moment of the 2016 presidential election. 
  11. war
    Rand Paul Wants to Formally Declare War on ISISSuch a thing hasn’t happened since 1942.
  12. oh russia
    Russian Bombers Might Start Flying Patrol Missions Near U.S. Borders What, you weren’t already having nightmares about World War III?
  13. war in eastern europe
    NATO Says Russian Troops Are in Ukraine (Again)Russia says they’re imagining things.
  14. war in eastern europe
    Russia Denies Troops in Ukraine, Despite PhotosThousands of Russians are apparently fighting across the border.
  15. oh russia
    Russia Is Opening Another Front Against UkraineRemember that glimmer of hope from yesterday? Yeah, no.
  16. U.S. Ground Troops Have Landed in Iraq to Plan Yazidi RescueThe religious minority is still trapped there by ISIS militants.
  17. sad things
    Bowe Bergdahl’s Ayn Rand-ian JournalThe returned Taliban prisoner sent his notebook to a friend before leaving his post in Afghanistan.
  18. live television
    Teenager Punctuates 9/11 Tribute With Plea to Obama for PeaceA 15-year-old spoke up during her time on the microphone.
  19. que syria syria
    Assad Laughs Off Chemical Weapons QuestionsThe Syrian president sat down with Charlie Rose.
  20. very sad things
    Young American Diplomat Killed in Afghan AttackAnne Smedinghoff was 25 years old.
  21. local heroes
    Long Island’s 92-Year-Old Movie Bootlegger Is Untouchable Because he’s basically a saint.
  22. religion
    Americans Apologize for Burning Korans in AfghanistanProtesters were not pleased in the slightest.
  23. U.S. Officials Punished Over Lost Body PartsAn internal report said the mistakes were a “mission failure.”
  24. what is it good for?
    The White House Lifts Ban on Condolence Letters to Families of Military SuicidesIt’s an overdue move, meant to help destigmatize the mental-health toll suffered by soldiers at war.
  25. what is it good for?
    America’s Decade of War Has Cost Only $2.7 Trillion So FarAnd up to $4.4 trillion by 2020.
  26. international intrigue
    America Questions What Its Many Sundry Wars Are Good ForAbsolutely nothing, some contend.
  27. killer puppies!!!!!!!
    Now EVERYBODY Wants to Own a War DogYou, too, could have your own $50,000 killing machine.
  28. international intrigue
    We Didn’t Wake Up to War in the Korean Peninsula This MorningThat was a nice surprise.
  29. wikileaks
    WikiLeaks Documents: More Abuse, Cover-ups, and Ties Between Iraqi Militants and IranMore bad news from Julian Assange.
  30. afghanistan
    Taliban Members Hiding in Pakistan Get NATO Escort to Peace TalksIt’s probably nice to get away from those drones for a couple of days.
  31. afghanistan
    2010 Is Already the Deadliest Year for Soldiers in AfghanistanOfficials said that with December’s surge of U.S. troops, more bloodshed was expected.