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More remains identified as US troops killed in Korean War

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North Korea. One family has been notified and notification of the other …

The fight for Tripoli explained from the front line – BBC News

Eight years after the fall of its former ruler, Muammar Gaddafi, Libya remains plagued by instability. Last month the self-styled Libyan National Army led by strongman General Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive on the capital, Tripoli. BBC Arabic’s Feras Killani has spent time embedded with fighters allied to the country’s …

Who takes America to war? – The Economist explains

As commanders-in-chief, presidents often consider it their prerogative to authorise military action SAUDI ARABIA’S war in Yemen is a humanitarian disaster. Airstrikes, cholera and hunger have killed tens of thousands of people. America is an integral, if backstage, party to the conflict. It supplies planes (serviced by American mechanics), weapons and …