U.S. airstrikes against ISIS appear to have set off an unfortunate chain of events that leave Syrian militias caught between a rock and a hard place -- that is, the Assad regime and another Islamist militant group. As the balance of power shifts, no one knows what will come next for the everyday Syrians who are caught in the crosshairs of this multi-pronged fight.
Zimbabwe. Honduras. Kazakhstan. China. Vietnam. Afghanistan. Tunisia. Cuba. Iraq. Sudan. Bosnia. Eritrea. And even Saudi Arabia. That’s a list of some of the 99 countries that have more women legislators than the United States.
The U.S. government paid a local Afghan construction company $18.5 million -- 90 percent of the contracted $20.2 million -- even though the company only completed about 50 percent of the work it was supposed to do at Pul-e-Charkhi prison.