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These are the 10 most dangerous countries in the world in 2019

The latest Global Peace Index has a new least peaceful country, assessed on metrics like political instability and deaths from conflict.

Afghanistan is officially the most dangerous country in the world — more proof the US war there has failed

The US has been fighting a war in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. Peace talks are stalled and ISIS is reorganizing there after its defeats.
Afghan police patrol near where a suicide bomber below himself up in Bagram, near the US airbase, May 19, 2010.

The US accidentally killed more than a dozen Afghan policemen in an airstrike after a ‘miscommunication’

Afghan troops said the area was clear of friendly forces. It wasn't, and as many as 17 local policemen were killed by a US airstrike that followed.
Daenerys Targaryen burned King's Landing down.

People think ‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 5 was a big metaphor for the US’s disastrous Iraq War

In the latest episode, a lot of people think Daenerys Targaryen essentially turned into former President George W. Bush. Warning, spoilers ahead.
Ahmad Rahman, 5, dances after receiving a new prosthetic leg.

Adorable video shows an Afghan boy who lost his leg from a landmine dancing after receiving a prosthetic limb

In a heartwarming video, 5-year-old Ahmad Sayed Rahman gleefully reacts and dances after receiving a prosthetic leg at an Afghan orthopedic center.
Herndon ran with his friends' names on bibs attached to his shoes.

A Marine veteran who crawled across the Boston Marathon finish line in honor of his fallen friends has been granted a surprise spot in the NYC maratho...

Micah Herndon said he got into running to help him with the tough transition from military to civilian life.
A Polish army PT-91 tank during NATO exercise Silver Arrow 2017 in Latvia.

These are 6 of NATO’s worst crises in 70 years as the world’s most powerful military alliance

From the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis to the September 11 attacks, here are 6 times in its history that NATO faced a crisis.
Sgt. William Olas Bee, a US Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters open fire near Garmsir in Helmand Province, May 2008.

The US bombed an Afghan Army base, killing 5 soldiers in a friendly-fire fight that lasted hours

Afghan soldiers mistook a patrol of Afghan and US troops for an enemy and opened fire. After trying to de-escalate, the US called in an airstrike.
The North Yungas Road is often considered the most dangerous in the world.

7 of the most dangerous roads in the world

The world's most dangerous roads are often carved into the sides of mountains at high altitudes.
A man looks at graffiti protesting against US drone strikes in September 2018 in Sana'a, Yemen

Trump quietly rewrote the rules of drone warfare, which means the US can now kill civilians in secret

Rights groups criticized the end of the Obama-era requirement, which mandated reporting of civilian deaths from US drone strikes outside war zones.