Civil War

Texas Textbooks Expected To Conform To Extremists' Standards
The Texas School Board's upcoming textbook evaluation will be focused on making sure students are unaware and uninformed. Read more...
Two Images Of Our Civil War, Then And Now
If some of the images of the Duck Dynasty clan look hauntingly familiar to you, you're not alone. Read more...
Over 80 Killed In Syria Aerial Bombings
Oil barrels filled with explosives were used to kill 83 people in a regime air attack. Read more...
Report: Syrian Children Targeted By Snipers
11,000 children killed, with 7 in 10 child deaths caused by explosive weapons, but many also die from executions, sniper fire and torture. Read more...
UN Says Nearly 1,000 Iraqis Killed In October
"The solution for Iraq's insecurity will never be a military one. Violence will stop when government senior officials understand that the Iraqis are more important than posts or elections." Read more...

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Morning Open Thread
More than one million children have fled Syria as the violence escalates. Inside Syria, more than three million children need urgent assistance. Read more...
Syria: What's Behind The Conflict
Find out what's behind the Syrian conflict and what's at stake for the international community. Read more...
Senator Sanders On Syria: Stay Home And Address Our Serious Problems
Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday denounced the use of chemical weapons by Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, but he said Congress must focus on high unemployment and other problems at home while the United States works with the international community on the Middle East. Read more...
Udall: American People Don't Want To Be Embroiled In Middle Eastern Civil War
The administration has been on a full-court press this week, trying to move members of Congress to authorize use of military force in Syria, but if Sen. Udall's statements this Sunday on Meet the Press are any indication, it doesn't look like it's working. Read more...
Syrian National Coalition claims at least 650 dead in reported nerve gas attack on civilians in eastern Damascus suburb. Read more...