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10 Underrated War Films for Serious Movie Buffs

Put these on the queue for your next movie night.<p>There's no doubt that there's a lot of great war cinema out there for movie buffs. You've got <i>Full Metal Jacket</i>, <i>The Deer Hunter</i>, and <i>Saving Private Ryan</i> just to name a well-known handful. But for every iconic film that has received dozens of accolades, …

World History

Behind the Barricades of Turkey’s Hidden War

On the morning of Oct. 29, 2014, a long convoy of armored vehicles and trucks rolled northward in the shadow of Iraq’s Zagros Mountains and crossed a bridge over the Khabur River, which marks the border with Turkey. As the convoy rumbled past the border gate, the road for miles ahead was lined with …

Middle East

Redraw Country Lines In The Middle East

The Middle East is unraveling. The artificial borders drawn by Europeans after World War I are dissolving along ethnic, tribal and religious lines. The nominal states of Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Libya have ceased to exist in practical terms. Lebanon and Bahrain are on the brink. The rise and …

Geopolitics

America's Best Allies Against ISIS Are Inspired By A Bronx-Born Libertarian Socialist

Syrian Kurds have launched an unlikely radical experiment in governance without hierarchy, patriarchy or capitalism.<p>ISTANBUL -- Last fall, Islamic State fighters launched a coordinated, large-scale assault on the Kurdish town of Kobani on Syria's northern border with Turkey. Fresh from victories …

Middle East

News Crew Catches Passed-Out Driver Waking Up, Crashing Into Cars, Fleeing: Video

This video is hard to believe, but it appears to be as real as it gets. A man, passed out in his heavy-duty Ram truck (for one reason or another) …

USDOT

Back from pilgrimage, Husain Abdullah playing for others

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah thought about never coming back.<p>Few NFL players can walk away from contract offers and sit out a year in the prime of their careers, much less undrafted safeties who had to fight for a chance in the first place.<p>"My perspective isn't money …