The European Union is seeking UN approval for using military force against human traffickers in Libya. Critics say targeting vessels isn't a comprehensive response to the tide of asylum seekers.
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are fleeing by sea from Myanmar, abetted by human smugglers whose crews later abandon ships mid-crossing. The surge in sea crossings has led to finger pointing among neighboring countries.
Baghdad's war against the Islamic State does not appear to be going as well as US officials have led many to believe.
In the past, Russia was an empire, then a communist colossus, then a 'defeated' power expected to adopt Western ways. But current tensions with the West are fostering what may be the birth of a distinct Russian nationalism.
A FBI affidavit in a case involving security researcher Chris Roberts claims that he took over the navigation system of an airliner. But if those claims are indeed true, they raise troubling questions about the state of airline security.
With its updated cybersecurity strategy, the Department of Defense redoubles a campaign against Web anonymity. But without anonymity, the expression and political activity that it protects may vanish, too.
The founder of the Nepal Youth Foundation, profiled in a 2013 Monitor article, was preparing for a birthday party when the earthquake hit. Now she's back in the US raising funds to aid Nepal.
In a major blow to Iraqi forces and the US, Islamic State fighters captured the provincial capital of Ramadi over the weekend in fighting that killed about 500 people.
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