Poetry Jul 10

Destroyed buildings from clashes are seen in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani - RTX3ATTH
How we fail to humanize war

Poet and playwright Harry Newman said we need to better understand how the countries we go to war with are often a lot like us. "Those are connections we don't make, or we're not encouraged to make. And those are…

World Dec 22

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How war and peace shaped the world in 2015

2015 was not immune from conflict or bloodshed; there was the Syrian war, the fight against the Islamic State, terrorism on the African continent, the attack on Paris, combat in Eastern Ukraine. But there were major diplomatic agreements reached as…

There’s a battle being waged for Syria’s history, where four years of war have devastated cultural heritage sites and looting occurs by all sides of the conflict. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports on the flagrant destruction of relics, the big…

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