16 journalists have been abducted from Yemen this year.
The killing of three US soldiers at a Jordanian air base earlier this month is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.
After a few weeks of a kind of calm, pro-Assad forces have resumed a fierce assault on Aleppo. This came the day after Putin’s phone call with Trump. On Wednesday, Assad’s forces bombed the city’s only remaining children’s hospital.
Following the election of Donald Trump, Turkey and Russia are expected to expand their military operations in Syria. The election has already sparked a turf war inside Syria and left Western-backed Syrian rebels in limbo.
Two former child soldiers recruited at 13 to fight in Sierra Leone are suing UK defense firm Aegis, which later recruited them as adults to fight in Iraq, for compoundingthe psychological harm from their childhoods.
German newspaper Der Spiegel says that with the election of Trump, the US has “abdicated its leadership of the West” and says it is time for German chancellor Angela Merkel to step forward and fill that role.
The role of both fake news and Russian meddling are giving Germany’s intelligence community pause ahead of the country’s 2017 elections.
Defense experts weigh in on the extreme costs of Trump’s defense plans.
A Service Women’s Action Network survey shows that female troops find themselves under-appreciated and under-acknowledged inside and outside of the armed services.