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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters with National Security Adviser John Bolton looking on in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, May 3, 2019.

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides

A war with Iran would likely be disastrous and further destabilize a region that's been consumed by conflict for years.

Joe Biden said he wants to end ‘forever wars’ but ignored his own role in starting them

"I do not believe this is a rush to war. I believe it is a march to peace and security," Joe Biden said in 2002 as he argued in favor of the Iraq War.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops patrol at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Logar province, Afghanistan

Most American veterans say the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq were ‘not worth fighting,’ as the US flexes its military muscles at Iran

A Pew Research Center survey found 64% of veterans said Iraq wasn't worth fighting, along with 58% who said the same about Afghanistan.
Here are 18 striking photos of UNESCO's five newest natural and cultural World Heritage sites.

Take a look inside the 5 destinations that have just been named UNESCO world heritage sites

According to the organization, the new selections include sites in France, Iceland, Brazil, Burkina Faso, and Iraq.
The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.

Here’s what it’s like to visit Babylon, the glorious ancient city that the UN just named a UNESCO World Heritage site

The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.
President Donald Trump before signing an executive order in the Oval Office, June 24, 2019.

Trump said Iran killed 2,000 Americans, but a Pentagon report contradicts him

In April, the Department of Defense reported that Iran is responsible for the deaths of over 600 US service members in Iraq from 2003 until 2011.
Soldiers of 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, enter and clear a building during heavy fighting, Nov. 9, 2004, in the Askari District of North Eastern Fallujah.

Here’s what was going through this Iraq War veteran’s head during the moment in battle that earned his Medal of Honor

For an extraordinary act of heroism, David Bellavia will become the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the Medal of Honor on Tuesday.
FILE PHOTO: Beto O'Rourke visits cities along the border after debating Ted Cruz

Beto O’Rourke unveils ‘war tax’ plan to ensure veterans are taken care of when they come home

O'Rourke's plan to help US veterans also calls for an end to the war in Afghanistan and US involvement in Iraq.
President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran after he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war

The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.

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.