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Special Reports

One hundred years after the First World War, boundaries established after the armistice at the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month" still shape many of today's conflicts. From ISIS's invasion of Mosul to Boko Haram's kidnapping of schoolgirls, GlobalPost co-founder Charles Sennott journeys from Iraq to Nigeria to the Balkans to Northern Ireland and the Holy Land to see how WWI's history lives on, the lessons learned — and far too often not learned.

The Eleventh Hour — Lead Art 2014
The synagogue attack recalls a history of centuries of fighting over the ancient city.
Druze Golan Heights Syria Israel 2014
As the Middle East ripples and swells with battle, the small religious minority is not a party to the fight.
Jordanian soldiers October 2014
How history, from Islamic prophecy to imperial hubris, looms over the Israel-Palestine conflict.