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U.S. sailors celebrate their victory over Korean troops at Deokjin fort in June 1871. (Naval Historical Foundation/Wikimedia)

The Island Between the Two Koreas

A visit to the North Korean border at Ganghwado island brings to mind an 1871 clash between Korea and the United States — and the beginning of a complex relationship. Read more…

Kuwaiti security forces and citizens gather outside the Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadiq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26 in Kuwait City. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ramadan Attacks Strike Three Continents

We can anticipate more simple attacks during the holy month wherever there are jihadist franchises and sympathizers. Read more…

The Islamic State Launches Two Attacks in Syria

The militant group's raid on Kobani was more for shock; their real assault is taking place to the northeast. Read more…