A child plays in his house that was damaged during fighting between government troops and separatist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, in the Kurdish town of Silopi, southeastern Turkey, near the border with Iraq, Jan. 2016.
Afghan National Policemen rest and smoke cigarettes inside an isolated check point that sits less than 200 feet from a compound under Taliban control in Chah-e Anjir, a less than 30 minute drive from the center of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province in souther Afghanistan. In the last month 3 men have been killed at the check point and several more wounded. Andrew Quilty for The New York Times
Tribal chiefs like this one from villages all over Iraq traveled to Baghdad for lessons in how to wage guerrilla warfare in their provinces in the days following the U.S. bombing campaign and occupation of Iraq, March 28, 2003.
This was different from any other war. I lived in Beirut. For the first time in my life, I truly understood what it was to be a civilian caught in conflict, because I was one. Being in Lebanon wasn't like being in Afghanistan or Iraq. I had no psychological protection, no place of safety to look forward to returning after my assignment. Day after day, Israel bombed infrastructure across the country, dropping massive bombs into densely populated urban neighborhoods just a couple of miles…
A Libyan revolutionary fighter runs for cover while attacking pro-Gadhafi forces in Sirte, Libya, Oct. 2011 (Manu Brabo/AP) Photographer Manu Brabo. AP Photographer and 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography Manu Brabo. Manu Brabo was born in Spain in 1981.