Civil War

A Civil Defense worker carries a child after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, on Thursday. (Validated UGC via AP video)

Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria’s largest city

BEIRUT — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the…

 

In this file photo, Kurdish female fighters of the YPG, carry their weapons as they walk in the frontline of Kery Sabee village, northeast Syria. (The Kurdish fighters of the People's Protection Units via AP, File)

Kurds plan to declare a federal region in northern Syria

BEIRUT — Syrian Kurds are preparing a plan to declare a federal…

 

A Syrian shopkeeper waits for customers next to paintings of of President Bashar Assad, and Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, center, at the popular Souk Tawil old market in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Russian leader pushes Syria truce deal amid skepticism

BEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Wednesday with key players in…

 

In this June 19, 2015, photo, a Confederate flag flies near the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.  Whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag on its statehouse grounds is the latest in a series of issues to arise this summer challenging the GOP’s effort to build the young and diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win the White House.  (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

South Carolina governor calls for Confederate flag to come down

CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday the Confederate…

In this June 19, 2015, photo, a Confederate flag flies near the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.  Whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag on its statehouse grounds is the latest in a series of issues to arise this summer challenging the GOP’s effort to build the young and diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win the White House.  (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Even in just revolutions, no one really walks away with clean hands

The problem with wars is that they're bloody affairs where innocent bystanders…