Most of the reports of atrocities in the Syrian civil unrest have been blamed on the Syrian government forces. Now,Human Rights Watch has documented some of the worst incidents of the war - executions, indiscriminate killing and kidnappings - and says the rebel forces are the culprits.
With the death of Peter O'Toole, everyone is talking about one of his great roles, as Lawrence of Arabia — the British intelligence officer who lead an Arab revolt in World War I. So that led producer Christopher Woolf to examine just how much of the film is actually based on history.
In the spring of 2003, for a brief moment, many Americans bought the idea, that the Iraq war was over. But why didn't the war end with the fall of Baghdad? And why were we programmed to think it might?
The British government is telling teachers to stop using the BBC comedy series "Blackadder" to teach high schoolers about World War l. The government says the presentation of military incompetence and stupidity is a myth. The World's history guy, Chris Woolf, is not so sure.
The Korean American community is standing by a new statue honoring thousands of "comfort women," or sex slaves, used by Japanese soldiers during World War II. Japanese conservatives say the statue has to go. And both sides are taking the issue to the White House.
Ten years after the US fought to free Fallujah from insurgents, insurgents have retaken control of the Iraqi city. The Iraqi government is working to retake the city, with help from local tribes, but already hundreds of people have died and tens of thousands have had to flee their homes.
With his country battling pro-Russian separatists in the east, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk drops some loaded language into the international debate. But are they fighting words, or words designed to evoke sympathy for Ukraine?
Carina Roselli, a US Army helicopter pilot, was deployed to Iraq for 10 months in 2009. As she flew over Iraqi marshlands, she noticed that they were dwindling. So, years later, she decided to go back and help Iraq conserve what was left.