From May 20-21, world leaders will meet in Chicago to discuss the future of NATO. It will be the first time a NATO summit has been held anywhere in the United States other than Washington D.C. While the city looks at the event as an opportunity to show it's worth, many will engage in anti-war protests during the conference to demonstrate their disagreement with recent NATO involvements.
Paul Loong spent years in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. He kept a journal through it all and his daughter, who found it, recently turned it into a film, "Every Day is a Holiday," set to air on PBS.
Thousands of American soldiers suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, yet many of them don't seek help. Mental health professionals are hoping changing the name of PTSD will stamp out a stigma and encourage more veterans to request treatment.
A special court for the United Nations Thursday announced that its judges had found CHarles Taylor, the former president of the West African nation of Liberia, guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes during Sierra Leone's civil war. The verdict is the penultimate moment of a five-year trial, with sentencing scheduled for May.
The British Indian Army invaded Afghanistan twice. Neither ended exactly smoothly, but the first invasion ended in disaster with the British Army retreating but being slaughtered on its way out of Kabul. A new book examines that history and some of the similarities between that invasion and the current U.S.-led effort.
President Barack Obama says preventing atrocities and violence globally is a core national security interest of the United States -- something that will be an emphasis of his foreign policy going forward. He outlined his previous commitment and new steps in a meeting at the Holocaust Museum.
Ron Folman got a tattoo 15 years ago. That's not all that unusual. But the Israeli's man tattoo is a bit shocking. It's an identical replica of the tattoo his father received at the German concentration camp Auschwitz during the Holocaust.
An anonymous soldier sent The Los Angeles Times a series of 18 graphic photographers of United States military personnel posing with Afghan corpses. On Wednesday, the newspaper published a selection of those photos. The Pentagon has condemned the images and has launched a criminal investigation.
The debate on the effectiveness of prescription drugs for soldiers is heating up in the wake of the killing of 17 Afghan civilians, allegedly by Robert Bales whose attorney has asked for a list of medications Bales' took at the time of the shootings. There's an ongoing debate over whether drugs are more helpful or harmful for the armed forces.
Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi is better known by his CIA codename: Curveball. Janabi was a CIA informant whose falsified account of WMDs led the US to invade Iraq. Janabi will make a public appearance in a BBC documentary entitled "Modern Spies."