War and Conflict - War and Conflict Around the Globe
North Korea Nuclear Threat
North Korea has engaged in years of bellicose threats to go to war with its neighbors and the West over what it deems insults to national pride and actions treading on its national sovereignty. North Korea, which withdrew from the Nonproliferation Treaty in January 2003, has tested nuclear weapons in 2006, 2009, and 2013. On-again, off-again...
The UN Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons was entered into force in 1970 to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology and promote collaborative efforts in using nuclear energy for peaceful purposes only. Atomic weapons have only been used twice in warfare -- the Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II...
On April 17, 1975, Phmon Penh, Cambodia, fell to the Khmer Rouge. Just days later the communists began their deadly experiment of forced agrarian revolution.
Report: DNA of 39 Relatives Shows Hitler Had Jewish, African Ancestry
It appears that Adolf Hitler wasn't so Aryan after all.
Wikileaks Releases More Than 90,000 Afghanistan Documents
More than 90,000 files related to the Afghanistan war were published on the site Wikileaks on Sunday, prompting angry reaction from the White House.
World in Conflict
From armed forces pitted against each other, to political forces entrenched in warfare, the world is constantly in a state of conflict. Read about some of these conflicts here.
What is the missile defense shield controversy?
Russia -- and now the U.S. -- oppose a missile defense shield for Eastern Europe. What's the controversy about?
Israeli Troops Cut Off Gaza City
In the first full day of Israel's ground offensive into Gaza, thousands of troops effectively cut off Gaza City from the rest of the Gaza Strip, vowing to deal a crushing blow to Hamas' militant machine while a Hamas spokesman, addressing the Israeli soldiers, claimed "Gaza will be a graveyard for you, God willing."
Israel Strikes at Hamas Strongholds
You may be wondering, after so many years of the tit-for-tat Middle East standoff and cease-fire after failed cease-fire, what made Israel suddenly unleash its air force on Hamas security installations in Gaza. Turns out in the past week, Hamas fired about 200 rockets on Israeli cities.
Suffering in the Occupied City of Gori
Residents of one Georgian town live with uncertainty as Russian troops occupy their streets.
Russia Claims Georgia Pullout Near
But as Al-Jazeera reported, there's not too much evidence of that happening, with Russian tanks still dug in just half an hour from the Georgian capital of Tbilisi.
Karadzic to be Extradited to The Hague
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic faced extradition to The Hague to face 11 charges related to genocide.
The Bosnian Genocide
As the Srebrenica massacre is in the news again with the arrest of Radovan Karadzic, we look back on just what the former Bosnian Serb leader will be standing trial for.
A profile of the Bosnian Serb leader facing multiple counts of genocide after years on the lam.
Wanted for the Rwandan Genocide
These suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which claimed upwards of 800,000 lives in just a few months, are still wanted and being sought by Interpol.
The 4,000th U.S. Death in Iraq
A roadside bomb killed four U.S. servicemen on March 23, 2008, pushing deaths to the latest grisly milestone.
Notorious Arms Trafficker Seized
Renowned arms dealer Viktor Bout was arrested in Bangkok in a joint U.S.-Thai sting operation.
United States Central Command
U.S. Central Command oversees conflicts and coalition interests in the region ranging from Sudan to Pakistan.
Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp Photos
A gallery of images from the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp in Poland, which is preserved as a memorial site in remembrance of those killed at the camp and to teach future generations about the horrors of the Holocaust in World War II.
President Obama's Remarks at the End of the Iraq War
The text of President Barack Obama's address to the United States at the conclusion of combat operations in Iraq on Aug. 31, 2010.
A profile of the much-sought spokesman of the controversial WikiLeaks website that acquires and reveals confidential documents.