war

abortion

Steve King Is Now Pondering Our Collective Existence as a Result of Rape and Incest

The nine-term congressman, long known for his extreme anti-abortion views, made some strange comments to a crowd in Iowa.
Emma Ockerman
8.14.19
Games Features

Grandson Makes WWII Game Based on 92-Year-Old Grandmother's Tragic Memories

'Brukel' takes inspiration from games like 'Gone Home' to capture what it was like to grow up on the frontlines of war.
Patrick Klepek
8.8.19
iran

Trump Almost Started a War with Iran on Thursday Night

Then, with planes already in the air and ships in position, but before any missiles were fired, he changed his mind.
David Gilbert
6.21.19
the iraq war

Inside the kill zone of Fallujah's "Hell House"

Fifteen years ago, the battle altered the course — and perception of — the Iraq War.
James Novogrod
5.1.19
Culture

'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters

Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.
Nadja Sayej
4.19.19
war

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
Sona Boker
4.15.19
South China Sea

Duterte just threatened to go on a "suicide mission" against China

The Philippine president is confronting China over its presence in the South China Sea
David Gilbert
4.5.19
journalism

Inside the Dangerous Life of a Female 'Fixer' in Iraq

"My mom, when she’s asking me when will I get married... I tell her, ‘Find me someone as strong as me and I will marry them, I promise.’”
Rebecca Gibian
3.12.19
prison

Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It

"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Nick Chester
3.11.19
war

The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
VICE on HBO

What it’s like to live in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis

Starvation, disease and a brutal conflict with no end in sight: inside Yemen’s devastating war.
Ben Anderson
2.21.19
Nuclear Weapons

Why the People Responsible for US Nukes Tweeted a Veiled Threat on New Year’s Eve

The horrifying gaffe raises questions about how the US military uses social media.
Matthew Gault
1.16.19
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