Iwo Jima, a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific between the Marianas Islands and mainland Japan was the site of one of the most historic battles of World War II in which the United States captured the island from Japan.Here is reporter John Beaufort's account, originally published in the Feb. 23, 1945 issue of The Christian Science Monitor.
A little more information on what the Syrian regime is using on Homs.
If women aren't part of the political process in Somalia, they can't be a part of the outcome, notes guest blogger Jina Moore.
Paul Conroy, a photographer wounded in the attack that killed reporters Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik, speaks from the devastated Syrian city of Homs.
Sacha Baron Cohen has been asked by The Academy not to dress as 'General Aladeen' at the Oscars. The world is becoming a very unfriendly place for dictators, even fictional ones.
Moving that red line.
After 10 years, US troops still fail to understand the local culture, and Afghans are tired of the occupation.
But by focusing on the role overcrowding played in the Zetas riot and escape, is the Mexican government missing the bigger picture in terms of prison reform?
SolarNexus custom designs small solar power systems so that they can be easily installed in the field, providing a kick-start to the local economy.
A political crisis in early 2012 had Iraq on edge, but mediation efforts brought calm for several weeks. The reprieve ended today with at least 14 separate attacks throughout the country.
New magazine caters to pious Muslim women, but both conservatives and secularists are asking whether fashion can coexist with Islam.
The judge overseeing the Efrain Rios Montt genocide case stepped down this week after the defense lawyer lodged a complaint of judicial bias, writes guest blogger Mike Allison.