In 2016, one in four American armed personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan was a private contractor–most of whom were older, white men.
A year after the liberation of Mosul, Iraq's boys find themselves in a series of dead ends.
Tired of candidates who offer splashy, unrealistic promises, many citizens lost faith in the electoral process. That discontent showed in the election turnout.
An Iraqi man walks past a prosthetic leg in a residential area in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, on March 13th, 2018.
Haji Ali, Iraq: A view of the village—which has been ravaged by battles against ISIS—through one of its destroyed buildings.
With Special Operations Command personnel making up an increasingly large share of troop levels abroad, the government mandate for wartime transparency becomes less binding.
The American military has released hundreds of videos showing U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. The victims are not always the intended targets.
The 7.3-magnitude earthquake killed more than 400 people and injured thousands.
A military study finds the length of service and dishonorable discharges have a much larger influence on suicide risk than being sent to war.