1. In Afghanistan’s Season of Crisis, ‘Words Do Not Have the Strength’ Foreign, October 17

    Seventeen years into the war, Afghans cannot remember a time quite like this, with peril and hopelessness at every turn, and no clear way out.

  2. The Last Americans Fighting in Afghanistan Op Ed, October 5

    A rare look at the front lines where Special Forces battle the Islamic State.

  3. Activists Fighting Sexual Violence Receive Nobel Prize Video, October 5

    Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon who founded a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, were awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.

  4. 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Yazidi Activist and Congolese Doctor World, October 5

    Nadia Murad, a former ISIS captive, and Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecological surgeon, were rewarded “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.”

  5. Terrorist Threat ‘More Fluid and Complex Than Ever,’ White House Says Washington, October 4

    The Trump administration’s first public counterterrorism strategy cleaves to many of the same principles and plans adopted by Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush.

  6. Is Milo Rau Really the Most Controversial Director in Theater? Arts & Leisure, October 3

    He has a manifesto. He puts jihadism onstage. He’s surrounded by scandal. But this much-acclaimed director says deep down he’s a conservative.

  7. Election Rally Bombing in Afghanistan Heightens Security Fears Foreign, October 2

    A suicide bomber killed at least 14 people in Nangarhar Province, as more than 2,500 candidates campaign despite violence and political uncertainty.

  8. Iran Fires a Ballistic Missile at ISIS in Syria, Avenging an Earlier Attack Foreign, October 1

    Iran fired several missiles across neighboring Iraq at the last remaining ISIS stronghold, in an area where the American military is active.

  9. Fact-Checking Trump’s Speech to the United Nations Foreign, September 25

    Addressing the world body’s annual General Assembly meeting on Tuesday, President Trump made inaccurate claims about his own record, the Islamic State, the war in Yemen, reactions to the Iran nuclear deal and the trade deficit.