DNA testing is making it possible for thousands of families to recover and identify the skeletal remains of loved ones decades after they were murdered or disappeared. But some families are traumatized and distressed by these discoveries.
An Irish activist and scholar who has dedicated much of his life to bringing peace to places like South Africa, the West Bank and Northern Ireland has convened a special meeting in Nigeria.
Serbia withdrew its forces from Kosovo 13 years ago, but have supported a sort of Serbian parallel government in northern Kosovo. Now Serbia is telling Serbs there to vote in the Kosovo election, and many Serbs see that as a betrayal.
Anchor Marco Werman checks in with Iraq War veteran Marc Fisher for his thoughts about Obama's speech on Syria last night. Fisher thinks the US found a solution to the problem, no matter if it was on purpose or by luck.
In a national address to a skeptical nation and a divided Congress, President Barack Obama laid out his case for military strikes on Syria, but made a commitment to one more last-ditch effort at diplomacy.
President Obama is taking to the primetime airways to make the case for military intervention in Syria. He joins many other presidents who have argued for military engagement abroad.
Chemical weapons are banned by most nations of the world, though Syria isn't one of them. It's still unclear, though, what countries can do when other countries use chemical weapons. What's becoming more clear, though, is that there's still not an easy legal justification for military strikes on Syria.
When it comes to chemical weapons, one thing is clear: You're not allowed to use them. There's an internationalreaty banning them. What the treatyesn't say is what should happen if a nation does use chemical weapons.
Ron Capps is a veteran of five conflicts, having served with the US Army and State Department in Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Darfur. He came home scarred by what he witnessed, and turned to his keyboard for help processing his war stories.