Israel is becoming increasingly agitated about the possibility that Iran could develop nuclear weapons. Gas masks have been handed out, warning systems have been tested, leading many to think the government is marching toward war. That has some Israelis accusing their government of over reacting.
Witold Pilecki volunteered to go to Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration camp that killed more than 1 million people, mostly Jewish, during World War II. He eventually escaped, and fought the Germans during the Warsaw uprising. After the war, though, he was killed by fellow Poles when he challenged the Communist government.
U.S. forces are supposed to be out of combat roles in Afghanistan by 2015. As that date marches ever closer, some Afghans are wondering what the future holds for the country's security, and its economy.
The United States had detonated millions, if not billions, of tons or ordnance in training and in combat since the dawn of air warfare. They've been dropped from Europe to Asia, from Africa to the Pacific islands. Now, Air Force Lt. Col. Jenns Robertson (Ret.) is trying to document each of those bombs.
Syria's crops are spoling in the country's fields. The nation's livestock are being starved, sold or killed. According to a new report from the United Nations, Syrians are in danger of starving if urgent aid isn't provided.
An estimated 350,000 American veterans will return home with P.T.S.D., making it difficult for them to readjust to civilian life. A former Connecticut judge says the influx could lead to an unprecedented rise in court cases connected to the disorder.
Syria's ongoing civil war has moved to Aleppo, where rebels and government forces have squared off in several days of violent battles. Both sides claimed victories on Monday, but the real losers are the civilians.
As the violence in Syria continues to escalate, Israel isn't taking any chances with security along its northern border and in the Golan Heights. Residents there have mixed emotions about the ongoing conflict, while the Israel government worries it could send refugees or militants over its border.
In what could be a major escalation of the violence in Syria, government forces have taken to the air to try and roll back a rebel advance into the country's commercial hub, Aleppo. It's the first time fighter jet attacks have been reported.
Syria spiraled further out of control over the weekend, with increased fighting in and around the country's two main cities and the government for the first time admitting that it has chemical weapons. Amidst all that, children are paying a heavy price.