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Yasmeen Serhan

Staff Writer

Yasmeen Serhan is a London-based staff writer at The Atlantic.
Yasmeen Serhan is a London-based staff writer at The Atlantic.
Management

The Foreign Leaders Trump Favors

This week’s state visit cements Emmanuel Macron’s reputation as one of the president’s closest friends. But he’s not the only one.

Defense

From 'Give Me a Break' to 'Get Ready'

Donald Trump's ever-changing stance on U.S. intervention in Syria.

Defense

North Korea Answers Trump's Vague Threats With Specific Ones

The unusual detail of the Kim regime’s latest statement on Guam.

Defense

U.S. Wastes $28 Million on Afghan Soldiers's Uniforms, Watchdog Says

A report deemed the camouflage pattern inappropriate for a country that is only 2.1 percent forest.

Defense

The Greatest Loss of Civilian Life in the U.S. Fight Against ISIS

The Pentagon confirmed that a U.S. airstrike inadvertently set off ISIS explosives that killed more than 100 people in Mosul.

Management

The Arrest of a Journalist Asking About Health Care

West Virginia reporter Dan Heyman was detained for getting too close to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

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Defense

Trump Advisers Call for More Troops in Afghanistan

The request recommends sending at least 3,000 U.S. troops to break the military stalemate in the country.

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The Death of Two U.S. Service Members in Afghanistan

They were killed in an operation targeting ISIS militants in Nangarhar province, where the U.S. this month dropped the “mother of all bombs.”

Defense

The Russian Hack of the DNC

U.S. intelligence officials said they are “confident” only senior Moscow officials could have authorized it.

Defense

An End to U.S.-Philippine Defense Cooperation?

The Philippines’ decision to call off coordinated military exercises with the U.S. marks a significant shift in the long-time allies’ relationship.

Defense

The U.S. Army Equipment That Ended Up on eBay

Eight people, including six soldiers, have been charged with conspiring to steal and sell sensitive military equipment on the website.

Management

The Extradition of Lauri Love to the U.S.

The alleged hacker, accused of infiltrating the computers of numerous American government agencies, faces nearly a century in prison.

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