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What life is like on the Syria-Turkey border, one of the world’s most tense and dangerous fault lines

Syria's brutal civil war, terror groups, millions of refugees, Turkey and the Kurds' military face-off make this border very dangerous.

A scathing new Pentagon report blames Trump for the return of ISIS in Syria and Iraq

A new report from the Pentagon's inspector general said Trump's policies contributed to the resurgence of ISIS and instability in Iraq and Syria.
Sen. Kamala Harris speaks as entrepreneur Andrew Yang and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard listen on the second night of the second 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan, July 31, 2019.

Kamala Harris and Tulsi Gabbard went after each other without mercy in Detroit. Both had a point.

Gabbard went after Harris's record as a prosecutor, while Harris attacked Gabbard for her refusal to call Syria's president a war criminal.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops patrol at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Logar province, Afghanistan

Most American veterans say the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were ‘not worth fighting,’ as the US flexes its military muscles at Iran

A Pew Research Center survey found 64% of veterans said Iraq wasn't worth fighting, along with 58% who said the same about Afghanistan.

These are the 10 most dangerous countries in the world in 2019

The latest Global Peace Index has a new least peaceful country, assessed on metrics like political instability and deaths from conflict.

Afghanistan is officially the most dangerous country in the world — more proof the US war there has failed

The US has been fighting a war in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. Peace talks are stalled and ISIS is reorganizing there after its defeats.
President Donald Trump's social media director, Dan Scavino, has maintained a close relationship with the president amid constant chaos in the White House.

Trump tried to convince lawmakers his Syria pullout was popular by having his social media director read Twitter

"Get Dan Scavino in here," Trump reportedly said at a meeting to persuade skeptical lawmakers of the popularity of his abrupt pull-out from Syria.
Daenerys Targaryen burned King's Landing down.

People think ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 5 was a big metaphor for the US’s disastrous Iraq War

In the latest episode, a lot of people think Daenerys Targaryen essentially turned into former President George W. Bush. Warning, spoilers ahead.
Syrian army soldiers stand on the ruins of the Temple of Bel in the historic city of Palmyra.

Facebook shut down 49 groups being used by looters to sell stolen ancient artifacts like Roman mosaics

Working in co-operation with Syrian archaeologists, the BBC monitored Facebook groups where antiquities including Roman mosaics were put up for sale.

Experts say that ISIS’ leader is taking a big risk to capitalize on the Sri Lanka attacks — and that it’s a ‘big middle finger...

One expert described a new video as the ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's "way of saying that he's still in control and is still calling the shots."