The New York Times

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:22
Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, according to American and Jordanian officials.
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 06:28
More than 400 people - almost exclusively civilians - have been killed in Ethiopia's Oromia region since the beginning of a lethal security crackdown.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:47
While the backing of international experts has proved to be transformational, dismantling a culture of impunity will ultimately require empowered civil society organizations and political will.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 06:50
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, hope to build a political movement once guerrilla leaders sign a peace deal with the government, likely later this year. Yet evenamong Toribio's largely poor farmers, there appears to be little enthusiasm for the 7,000 fighters' transformation from armed insurgency into a political party.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:16
The delay is expected despite American efforts to keep Iraq’s creaky war machine on track. Although President Obama vowed to end the United States’ role in the war in Iraq, in the last two years the American military has increasingly provided logistics to prop up the Iraqi military, which has struggled to move basics like food, water and ammunition to its troops.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:55
In a landmark trial that spanned three years and involved the cases of more than 100 victims, a four-judge panel on Friday convicted and sentenced 14 former military officers for their roles in Operation Condor, a scheme of kidnappings, torture and killings. Thirteen are from Argentina, and one is from Uruguay.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:54
Experts who study the issue say Mexico’s kill rate is practically unheard-of, arguing that the numbers reveal something more ominous. “They are summary executions,” said Paul Chevigny, a retired New York University professor who pioneered the study of lethality among armed forces.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 04:52
In the history of modern war, fighters are much more likely to injure their enemies than kill them.But in Mexico, the opposite is true. According to the government’s own figures, Mexico’s armed forces are exceptionally efficient killers — stacking up bodies at extraordinary rates.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:53
El Salvador’s attorney general has begun arresting law enforcement officials who helped carry out a truce between gangs that, until just a few years ago, was central to the nation’s strategy for taming its infamous violence.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:12
The United States is rescinding a decades-old ban on sales of lethal military equipment to Vietnam, President Obama announced at a news conference in Hanoi on Monday, ending one of the last legal vestiges of the Vietnam War.