Month: May 2016

In Falluja Battle, Entrenched Fighting and Fear

A visit to the front showed Iraq’s fragmented security forces closing in on the city, but not yet fighting for its center, amid growing concerns about trapped civilians.

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Tested by Russia, NATO Struggles to Stay Credible

Despite growing threats, many European countries are still resisting strong measures to strengthen NATO as a critical summit meeting nears.

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