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Trump appears to contradict his own secretary of state in a phone call where he indicated the US supported an attack on Tripoli’s UN-backed gove...

The State Department denounced the Libyan violence and urged the factions to return to negotiations as recently as Monday.

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard points to US interventions as reason North Korea’s Kim Jong Un ‘will cling to his nukes...

"Trump's holding onto our failed regime-change war policies is why NK holds onto nukes. Kim sees what we did in Iraq, Libya, Syria, & fears he's next."
A U.S. Marine with Task Force Southwest moves through a village during a patrol near Bost Kalay, Afghanistan.

America’s year in war: All the places US armed forces took or gave fire in 2018

The US military gave or took fire in some form or another in at least seven countries in 2018.
People walk past debris in Arhab, Yemen in January 2013 after a Houthi bomb was dropped there during a fight against Sunni tribesmen.

These are the 10 riskiest countries in the world to visit — and why

A 2019 World Risk Map compiles data in five categories to assess travel risks, including political, security, medical, infrastructural, and environmental threats. Here's a look at the 10 riskiest countries in the world for travelers.
Migrants try to stay afloat after falling off their rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship in the central Mediterranean in international waters some 15 nautical miles off the coast of Zawiya in Libya, April 14, 2017.

At least 44 migrants drowned off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey

At least 1,178 migrants have died worldwide in 2018 through May 28.
John Bolton has clamored for war with North Korea for years.

A bizarre, threatening statement from Trump’s hawkish security adviser may have derailed the North Korea talks

A much-awaited summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has taken a negative turn, with Pyongyang reconsidering its approach and the US likely considering appeasing Kim — and national security adviser John Bolton's Libya remark appears at the center of the setback.
Libyan soldiers from the government which succeeded Gaddafi fighting against ISIS in 2016.

The Trump administration just sent a dark, threatening message to Kim Jong Un

John Bolton, the national security adviser, could have picked another analogy or example to talk about denuclearizing North Korea, but he seems to have landed on talking about Libya, knowing the implications.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hugs a military scientist after test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile.

North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US or unify Korea — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader has been called many names — crazy, mad, and "rocket man" — but a nuclear policy expert says his push for nukes make perfect sense.
Footage captured by CNN of a slave auction near Tripoli, Libya, and annotated by Business Insider.

Humans are reportedly being sold as slaves for $400 each on the front line of the migrant crisis

A CNN investigation found evidence of two slave auctions in Libya, where men who hoped to find new lives in Europe were instead turned into "merchandise."