Gene Thorp

GraphicsWashington, D.C.

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  • Sep 5, 2014

A graphic comparing the military forces of Russia and NATO since the height of the cold war.

  • Sep 2, 2014

The United States and France are expanding their military presence in West Africa with a complementary network of small bases to support counterterrorism missions and drone flights.

  • Sep 1, 2014

Soldiers from six Ukrainian battalions fought their way into the town of Ilyovaisk on Aug. 19 only to be cut off and surrounded by separatists a week later. Hope for help is running out.

  • Aug 29, 2014

Ukrainian authorities assert that there have been multiple Russian attacks and forays into Ukrainian territory since Monday. Related story.

  • Aug 26, 2014

Two hundred years ago this week, British forces advanced on Washington. Red coats swept aside the U.S. defenders at the Battle of Bladensburg, then entered the Capital, burning the White House, the Capitol and other public buildings in the fledgling city. Three weeks later the same British forces were defeated when they tried to capture Baltimore.

  • Aug 23, 2014

After waiting 10 days, a Russian humanitarian convoy of at least 145 trucks crossed into Ukraine on Friday without the permission of Ukrainian authorities or the Red Cross.

  • Aug 22, 2014

Last month, the Caceres family left their home in Honduras to try to seek a better life in the United States. During their journey, 10-year-old Cindy Rodriguez Caceres became separated from the rest of her family.

  • Aug 19, 2014

Last month the Caceres family left their home in Honduras to seek a better life in the United states. During the journey, ten-year-old Cindy Caceres became separated from the rest of her family.

  • Aug 19, 2014

Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russia has relied on factories in south and east Ukraine to design and produce critical military supplies.

  • Aug 15, 2014
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