VICE News visited the former CIA station chief at his home in Virginia to talk about America's longest war, the CIA's use of "enhanced interrogation techniques," and the rise of the Islamic State.
So far this year, over 1700 migrants have died in the process of crossing the Mediterranean into Europe. That number is likely to spike as traffic increases in the summer months.
VICE News traveled to Nizhni Tagil, one of the most polluted places in Europe, with 606 factories. The city has the highest rate of stomach and lung cancer in Russia and mafia overshadows everyday life here.
Native American tribes have used their sovereign status to provide some of America's most beloved vices. Now some are wondering if legal marijuana could be their next big business venture.
France has already retrieved nearly 4 tons of illegal seaborne drugs since the beginning of 2015.
The leadership of the Greek neo-Nazi party is accused of belonging to a criminal organisation.
Brandon Glossop, a veteran of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, hopped on a plane in February to join the People's Protection Units in their fight against the infamous jihadists.
Police in Kansas searched the home of a medical cannabis activist after they received a tip from school officials who questioned her 11-year-old son.
An in-depth look at the situation playing out in the Mediterranean.
Reports of drug users with "superhuman strength" seem overblown, but the new synthetic drug is a serious problem in Florida's Broward County, say cops and addiction specialists.
This weekend, police advised residents of a London road to be extra vigilant after a balding man was seen "aggressively masturbating" at a bus stop.
The smog in Beijing is bad, but the incompetent official attempts to clean it up have been worse.
What began as protests for higher wages and unions has turned into a social justice movement that aims to rally low-wage workers against systemic inequality.
They got heckled by anti-fascists and talked about how Ireland has been infiltrated by "agents of Putin".
Many of the world's leading space researchers are currently at a conference in Italy discussing how to protect Earth from impacts by asteroids and comets.
Not far from Libya's border, the town of Ben Gardane is rife with smuggling, illegal money trading, and jihadist recruitment.
There's still hexavalent chromium in the water, the town's houses are being knocked down, and the only place to buy beer is about to close.
A new study reports that one in 20 British students have engaged in some kind of sex work – we talked to a few that have about their experiences.
Canada's CF-18s might look to take out the Islamic State's infamous media caliphate.
Despite the plan being rejected by the International Whaling Commission, Japan seems likely to go ahead with killing nearly four thousand whales over the next 12 years.
An electricity transformer exploded on Sunday morning at the University of Nairobi campus, causing a stampede by students who feared al Shabaab was attacking the school.
In the final part of this series, VICE News correspondent Kaj Larsen embeds with military contractors for an air assault on the city of Bama, one of the last remaining Boko Haram strongholds in northeast Nigeria.
Timothy Wright III faces nine charges that could mean up to 70 years in prison.
Voters are ready for Hillary, but as she cakewalks to the Democratic nomination, her challenge is to get them excited.