In a series of letters to his mother, an American fighting with the Canadian army in France described how his love of family and his religious faith had prepared him for his fate.
Instability in Ukraine, chaos in Syria, conflict in the East China Sea—the trigger points for World War III are in place.
The unintended consequences of military intervention are nearly impossible to predict.
Two young refugees seek artistic inspiration in civil war
Six reasons why Israel is on the back foot even as it wins the battle against rockets and tunnels
A century on, we're still paying the price.
ISIS's all-female brigade and the slowly growing role of female jihadis
An astronaut takes a photograph that captures both wonder and war.
An excerpt from The Kill Team, a documentary by Academy Award-nominee Dan Krauss
Two years after bombing a Bulgarian airport, the group remains as strong as ever on the continent.
I recently spoke Russian for multiple days for the first time in more than a decade. It did not go smoothly.
Joko Widodo now faces putting campaign promises into action.
Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.
A supporter of Israel's campaign in Gaza evades a longstanding taboo, using logic uncomfortably close to what's employed by Palestinian and Al Qaeda terrorists.
Trying to understand why Syrian deaths no longer seem to matter
A new study suggests that schizophrenic people in more collectivist societies sometimes think their auditory hallucinations are helpful.
Politics is being rejected in favor of violence across the Middle East. And it's more complicated than "ancient hatreds."
Whenever the People's Liberation Army Air Force decides it's time to practice, millions of passengers sit in the terminal or on the taxiway and fume.
The NBA has had fans in the world's second-most-populous country for decades, but new efforts by American teams and the national squad may make the sport even bigger there.
Building a case with satellite imagery, black boxes and tweets