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A display at the My Lai Memorial Site in My Lai village, Vietnam. (Adam Jones/Flickr)

'Descent Into Darkness': Looking Back at the My Lai Massacre

Author Howard Jones discusses his new book on one of the most infamous chapters of the Vietnam War and American military history. more

David Petraeus: One Missile Strike in Syria 'Does Not a Strategy Make'

The retired general praised President Trump's recent attack in Syria but warned of a difficult road ahead. more

How Trump Administration Can Ensure Progress Against Terrorism Isn't Lost

Malcolm Nance explains how the U.S. has made gains in the war against terrorism, and why he's worried these gains will be reversed under President Trump. more
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton views an exhibit on Vietnam War bombing in Vientiane, Laos. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

How a Tiny Southeast Asian Country Changed the CIA Forever

Joshua Kurlantzick's "A Great Place to Have a War" examines the consequences of the agency's 20-year war in Laos. more
Croatian Defense Council Army tanks pull into firing position. (Kim Price/Wikimedia Commons)

Why Humanity Can't Move Past War

Bioethicist Jonathan Glover describes the traps that humans fall into that unnecessarily lead to conflict. more

Sudarsan Raghavan: How 15 Years of U.S. Occupation Has Changed Afghanistan

The Washington Post correspondent described how a vibrant media has emerged in Afghanistan despite the drumbeat of violence, corruption, and instability. more
The journalist Sudarsan Raghavan is presented with the Osborn Elliott Prize at Asia Society on Thursday, May 26. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Award-Winning Journalist Sudarsan Raghavan on Afghanistan's 'Ordinary Lives'

The Washington Post correspondent and Osborn Elliott Prize winner thanked Asia Society for recognizing his work profiling daily life in the troubled country. more