Everyone knows that Trump evaded the Vietnam draft due to alleged “bone spurs” in his heels — and no doubt Danziger, a Vietnam vet, scorns the president’s militaristic overcompensation. His absurd budget would fatten “War,” drawn in the style of the late great Herblock, and flatten “Diplomacy,” which helps keep our kids in uniform from getting killed.
“Let us also allow ourselves to be challenged by the children of today’s world, who are not lying in a cot caressed with the affection of a mother and father, but rather suffer the squalid mangers that devour dignity: hiding underground to escape bombardment, on the pavements of a large city, at the bottom of a boat over-laden with immigrants,” said Pope Francis in his Christmas Eve homily.
The stock market nearing new highs? Bubble! Jobless claims at a 43-year low? The numbers must be fake! More than 20 million Americans gained health insurance? Obamacare can’t possibly be helping anyone because I know a guy who knows someone’s doctor who said…
The U.N. Children’s Fund UNICEF on Friday confirmed cases of severe malnutrition among children in the besieged western Syrian town of Madaya, where local relief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month.
Aid workers who reached a besieged Syrian town spoke of “heartbreaking” conditions being endured by emaciated and starving residents, with hundreds in need of special medical help.
Thousands in Hiroshima on Thursday commemorated the 70th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing while survivors warned about Japan’s moves away from its pacifist constitution.
Boko Haram waged fresh attacks in northeastern Nigeria, killing nearly 170 people this week in violence Nigeria’s president called “inhuman and barbaric.”
Islamic State’s takeover of Ramadi gives Congressional hawks reason to criticize Obama’s foreign policy decisions.
While fighting to keep Islamic State out of the country, the Iraqi government seeks to rebuild the country’s infrastructure, its quality of life, and relieve its $25 billion fiscal deficit.
Survivors of WWII ghettos and torturing need aid through the Holocaust Compensation Agency now more than ever as they reach their 80s and 90s.
‘Afterwar’ is a lucid, insightful, and compassionate guide to how veterans can recover, so that “minds and not just bodies” can endure.
In her new memoir, ‘It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War.’ photographer Lynsey Addario discusses her experience working in war zones, and makes a powerful case for the importance of the war correspondents.