While Trump is in Paris to commemorate the end of World War I, we should learn from that bloody episode that, among other things, we cannot credit politicians who promise us a short, glorious war.
In this clip from the documentary "On Her Shoulders," lawyer Clooney joins her client, refugee-turned-activist Murad, for a landmark occasion at the United Nations HQ.
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
A reporter and a cameraman working for Tolo TV are among those killed in two separate bombings at a wrestling training center in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul.
The attack, blamed on Islamic State, targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul.
While so much about the War on Terror ... turned Global War on Terrorism ... turned World War IV ... turned “infinite war” ... seems repetitious, the troops most associated with this conflict—the U.S. Special Operations forces—have seen changes galore.
Syria's military claims the jet was targeted by Israel over Syrian territory as it flew sorties against Islamic State militants. Meanwhile, Syrian forces reach the border fence at the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
The aerial bombardment of the town of Nawa comes after talks with opposition forces to cede the town fail.
The deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign occurred Friday, hours before former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges.
Civilians are asking why coalition forces destroyed the city, killing hundreds of the innocent in the process of “liberating” them from Islamic State.