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Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Who’s fighting whom in Syria?

Syria contains a number of different religious factions, all of whom want slightly different outcomes to the uprising there.

By Olga Khazan  |  08:58 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  assad, free syrian army, kurds, Syria

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 04/12/2012

‘Kony 2012’ campaign dies down, but LRA impact remains

In an interview, Invisible Children told BlogPost that people underestimate the LRA’s damage to the civilian population.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:50 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Invisible Children, Uganda, Joseph Kony, Lord's Resistance Army

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Invisible Children has released new video in response to ‘Kony 2012’ criticism

The video addresses the criticisms of the nonprofit’s very viral “Kony 2012” campaign.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Lord's Resistance Army, videos

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Invisible Children responds to criticism about ‘Stop Kony’ campaign

A new campaign wants to make Joseph Kony “famous” so he can be brought to justice, but not everyone likes its tactics.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Uganda, Joseph Kony, Lord's Resistance Army, Invsible Children

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/01/2012

As Syrian rebels flee Homs, communications to the area remain down

As Syrian rebels flee Homs, communications to the area remain down.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Free Syria Army, Homs, Bab Amr

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Syria to hold referendum on new constitution — but opposition says Assad still must go

But the opposition Syrian National Council says Assad still must go.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Free Syrian Army, constitution, uprising

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Free Syrian Army soldiers may have armored vehicles, YouTube videos show

Two videos posted on YouTube show that the defected soldiers may have infantry fighting vehicles.

By Liz Sly  |  11:46 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Free Syrian Army, tanks

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Who makes up the Free Syrian Army? (videos)

The FSA killed seven of their former employers Tuesday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:37 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Free Syrian army, Bashar al-Assad

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Free Syrian Army video may verify armed insurgency

A video purports to show the Free Syrian Army attacking government troops

By Liz Sly  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Free Syrian Army

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Army Ranger Kristoffer Domeij killed in action on 14th deployment

Domeij served more than any other Army ranger who died in action.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:38 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Army Ranger, Kristoffer Domeij, Iraq, Afghanistan

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Rush Limbaugh defends violent Lord’s Resistance Army; survivor responds

On his radio show Friday, Rush Limbaugh defended the Lord’s Resistance Army. A survivor has a response for the conservative host.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Rush Limbaugh, Africa, Lord's Resistance Army, Occupy Wall Street

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army: a primer

President Obama has authorized the deployment of about 100 U.S. combat forces to central Africa to assist in the fight against the notoriously savage Lord’s Resistance Army

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Don’t ask don’t tell: Marriages, coming out mark the occasion (video)

After years of debate, the military can no longer prevent gays from serving openly in its ranks as of this morning at 12:01 a.m. EDT.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, DADT, army, military, gay