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workers load a Hellfire missile onto a U.S. Air Force MQ-1B Predator unmanned aerial vehicle at a secret air base in the Persian Gulf.

The US is suspected of killing a terrorist in Syria with the ‘Ninja Bomb,’ a rare missile packed with swords

The minivan, particularly the driver's side, was shredded by an odd munition that didn't explode but apparently killed its passengers with blades.
Soldiers secure an area in view of the aurora borealis during night live-fire training as part of Exercise Spartan Cerberus at Fort Greely, Alaska, October 25, 2016.

7 wars that defined the decade and changed how we fight around the world

From the Philippines to Iran, here are seven conflicts that defined the 2010s and changed how wars are fought.
France's President Emmanuel Macron gestures during the meeting with President Donald Trump, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019.

Trump slammed Macron for ‘insulting’ NATO. But the French president was actually attacking Trump for damaging the alliance.

Trump left out the fact Macron's comments on NATO were in reference to the US president's lack of commitment to the alliance.

Macron corrects Trump to his face at NATO meeting over his repeated false claims that ISIS is defeated

French President Emmanuel Macron fact-checked US President Donald Trump on the subject of ISIS as they met in London during a NATO summit on Tuesday.
A Civil defence member reacts at a damaged site after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria February 9, 2018.

Turkey and the Assad regime kill at least 21, mostly civilians, in northern Syria in airstrikes

Two airstrikes — one by the Assad regime and one by Turkey — killed civilians, including children, in northern Syria on Monday.
World leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel (front left), US President Donald Trump (front second-right), then-UK Prime Minister Theresa May (front right), and French President Emmanuel Macron (second row right), at the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, in November 2018.

NATO braces for an awkward summit as Boris Johnson tells Trump to butt out of UK politics, Russia edges closer to Europe, and Macron calls the group b...

World leaders are set to meet in the UK on Tuesday and Wednesday for a NATO summit that also marks the alliance's 70th anniversary.
Conan.

The White House said Conan, the hero dog that helped take down the leader of ISIS, was female. Now it says he’s male.

"I've seen the photo of the dog," a former military dog handler previously said to Insider. "And if you blow up that photo, it's not a female dog."
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.

Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds gifted military intelligence to Russia

Moscow will examine abandoned US bases to improve their understanding of western operations, enabling them to develop future countermeasures.

Trump’s Syria retreat is giving ISIS ‘time and space’ to strike the West, blistering Pentagon report says

The report says that some Turkish-backed fighters had previously helped smuggle ISIS fighters, among other damning findings.
Screenshot of Russian soldiers in the Syrian desert.

These are the countries where Russia’s shadowy Wagner Group mercenaries operate

Two members of the Wagner Group were arrested on allegations of spying in Libya. They were reportedly trying to install Gaddafi's son in power.