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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:39:00 -0400Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are far more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder if they have suffered a concussion. The reason may be a change in the brain's fear circuits.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:01:00 -0400President Obama speaks to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. It'll likely be his last time to do so as president.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:09:00 -0400The U.S. went to war after Sept. 11 and has now been fighting for 15 years, the longest unbroken period in its history. Despite disappointing results, there's broad consensus it should continue.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:10:00 -0400The AP documented 72 mass graves across Iraq and Syria attributed to ISIS. Renee Montagne talks to Naomi Kikoler who works with populations at risk of genocide for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:30:00 -0400Using interviews and photos, the wire service has mapped the locations of 72 mass graves in territory once occupied by the Islamic State — including five at the foot of Iraq's Mount Sinjar.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:46:00 -0400They were accused of carrying out the 2014 ISIS massacre of over a thousand Iraqi troops. The U.N. discouraged fast-tracking the executions, saying torture may have been used to extract confessions.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:50:00 -0400"We need to get politics aligned with the security threat we all face. ... We're all thinking about our own elections rather than ... the strategic leadership needed," says Lukman Faily.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:22:00 -0400A court award of half a million dollars to a kidnapped aid worker — and an increase in kidnappings — has spurred humanitarian groups to create better security plans.
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:03:42 -0400An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:05:00 -0400Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. was surprised by the attempted coup in Turkey, but he does not expect it to affect the campaign against the Islamic State.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:21:00 -0400The murder of the social media star Qandeel Baloch is not just a Pakistani problem. So-called "honor killings" happen all over the world. Activists are trying to stop them.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 05:10:00 -0400Baghdad has been hit recently with a string of bombings including the deadliest attack since the American-led war there officially ended. Renee Montagne talks to Liz Sly of The Washington Post.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:54:00 -0400Iraq's prime minister fired Baghdad's security chief amid outrage over last Sunday's bombing that killed 292 people.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 05:18:00 -0400David Greene talks to former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey about the fight against ISIS, which despite geographic losses, has managed to carry out a wave of attacks.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:29:00 -0400It took seven years to prepare, but at last the definitive report into Britain's involvement in the invasion of Iraq has been published in London.