WAR ON TERROR

ISIS

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive and leading ISIS, new propaganda video claims

The videotaped propaganda message, which comes on the heels of the Islamic State losing valuable ground in Syria and Iraq, purportedly​ shows Baghdadi seated among other ISIS militants.
Emma Ockerman
4.29.19
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan soldiers open fire on suspects as Easter bombing raids continue

Officials warned more attacks may still be possible.
VICE News
4.26.19
Culture

It Feels Like We're Getting Closer and Closer to the Dystopia of 'Children of Men'

Tucked within Alfonso Cuarón's depiction of bloodshed and social upheaval are parallels to our troubled times that illuminate, especially, the current state of the immigration debate.
Clayton Schuster
3.26.19
War powers act

Congress just voted to end the U.S.'s support of the war in Yemen

The White House has promised to veto the measure.
Matt Laslo
2.13.19
trump administration

Trump wants to yank half the U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, too

Trump reportedly made the calls to withdraw from Syria and Afghanistan at the same time earlier this week.
Paul Vale
12.21.18
Veterans Affairs

The 2020 Census will ask if you’re a citizen but not if you’re a veteran

After 17 years of war, the questionnaire still won’t address military history.
Alexa Liautaud
3.29.18
Cia

This is how Trump’s pick for CIA director used to torture black site detainees

Gina Haspel oversaw some of the CIA's most brutal interrogations after 9/11 and later helped destroy the tapes.
Keegan Hamilton
3.13.18
guantanamo bay

Trump finally gave himself permission to fill up Gitmo with "bad dudes"

Trump has set the stage for a wave of new detainees into the controversial military prison.
Josh Marcus
1.31.18
US military

More bombs, more boots, more casualties

Trump's first year as commander in chief
Alexa Liautaud
1.5.18
WAR ON TERROR

The Senate just rubber-stamped the 15-year war on terror, again

Alex Thompson
9.13.17
At Play in the Carceral State

Here Are All the Video Games Detainees Can Play in Gitmo

Lots of soccer and Harry Potter but no Call of Duty.
Matthew Gault
9.7.17
iraq

Inside an illegal reeducation camp for families with possible ties to ISIS

Sam Lees
9.5.17
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