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  • How do you successfully end wars? Academics seek an answer

    By Katie Nguyen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What constitutes a military victory? In the past, vanquishers might have planted a flag after the capture of a battlefield or capital, and held a victory parade. But in the era of insurgencies and...
  • Full force against the Islamic State

    Full force against the Islamic State
    It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner. Over the past six...
  • Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers

    Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers
    HARTFORD -- The so-called Islamic State, a brutal militia that has taken control of parts of Iraq and Syria and committed widespread atrocities, is "abhorrent to almost all followers of Islam," an Islamic scholar told a gathering at the Hartford...
  • U.N. Sahel envoy says Libya turmoil could destabilize neighbors

    The United Nations special envoy to the Sahel region said on Monday talks to resolve a crisis in Libya had stalled and warned several countries in the region risked being destabilized unless it was resolved quickly. Hiroute Gebre Selassie said...
  • Despite carols, there's no peace on Earth

    It is difficult for me to listen to the omnipresent Christmas carols that are playing. I know that many people find the songs to be cheerful and uplifting, but I find them to be inconsistent with the values of our society. Our country is currently in...
  • Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution

    Moscow wants Ukraine to carry out a constitutional reform to allow more autonomy to Russian-speaking eastern regions that would then stay with Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in comments published on Monday. In an interview with the Interfax...
  • Violence shakes Kabul as U.S. combat troops depart

    When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors playing out the drama on stage. He didn’t imagine that he would see the remains of a real-life suicide bomber not much younger than...
  • Haitian commission recommends sweeping changes

    MIAMI A Haitian presidential commission is recommending sweeping changes, including a new prime minister and government to stabilize the country. It also asks President Michel Martelly to abandon plans to rule by decree. Haitian lawmakers Tuesday...
  • How to cut militias off from gold and mineral mines in Congo

    Few parts of the world have been more ravaged by war and violence over the last two decades than the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's been made possible, in part, by the mines in the eastern part of the country that offer up tin, tungsten and tantalum...
  • New England's Flirtation With Independence

    New England's Flirtation With Independence
    On Dec. 15, 1814 — 200 years ago — the Hartford Convention began a three-week debate about the relationship between the then 18 states and the federal government. The meeting was held in secret by New England members of the Federalist Party...
  • Principal: Martial law needed to deal with violence after death of boy, 15

    Principal: Martial law needed to deal with violence after death of boy, 15
    A 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot during an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood was walking with his twin brother and was only days away from his birthday, according to his school principal. The boy, Demario Bailey,...