Militarization of Youth

Kids playing with weapons at a military recruitment tent outside of an Army football game in Texas. PHOTO: Army Recruiting/Flickr Military Recruitment in Schools By SADIE PRICE-ELLIOTT, age 13 At most public high school job fairs in the United States, students will...

Opinion: Another View on Kony 2012

By ROSE MARSH, age 11 Uganda has been relatively peaceful since 2006 when Kony and his army left. These people returned home only to find themselves in land disputes. Here they meet to decide where to go next. PHOTO: Charles Akena/IRIN Millions of people watched the...

U.S. Robot Planes Kill People from the Skies

Drones are planes that fly without a human pilot. The Obama administration has used drones in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Ethiopia, Somalia and Libya to kill people it thinks are a threat. The practice is controversial and likely illegal. PHOTO: Flickr/James...

U.S. Withdraws from Iraq

PHOTO: Flickr/NCinDC Nine years after invading and occupying Iraq, U.S. military forces officially left the country in December. More than 4,400 U.S. troops died in the war and 650,000 to more than one million Iraqis died. The United States still has its largest...

Ten Years Later: Still Waging War in Afghanistan

By JUDI CHENG Tens of thousands of Afghani people have been killed since the start of the U.S. invasion. Photo: flickr.com/zoriah October 7, 2011 was the tenth anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan. The United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11,...