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Syrian activists said the first of 150 Iraqi Kurdish fighters have arrived in Kobani to help Syrian Kurds in their fight against Islamic State militants.

This paper analyzes and evaluates the use of death squads in counterinsurgencies.

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Given how poorly things have turned out, it would be tempting to conclude that the United States should simply swear off such irregular conflicts for good…

British and U.S. soldiers have formally marked the end of combat operations in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.