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In 2005, cabaret performer Iestyn Edwards auditioned for what he thought would be a good gig singing for officers in London. Instead, he ended up taking his drag ballerina act to Camp Bastion.
An excerpt from Consequence, a new memoir from a former interrogator about torture and its aftermath.
Earlier this year Chris Shearer hopped a flight from Melbourne to ISIS-ravaged northern Iraq, where he hoped to learn the ropes of war journalism.
Mar 24, 2016
This morning, Flint's water crisis inquiry finds the state ignored warning signs, Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam appears in court in Brussels, John Kasich has refused to quit the race for the Republican presidential nomination, and more.
After the San Bernardino shootings and the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris, I asked some of my friends, who have dabbled in extremism, what the draw is for so many young muslims.
This morning, Barack Obama will make an 'historic' visit to Cuba, Turkey has vows to retaliate after a car bomb killed 28 people in Ankara, Nike dumps Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao for being a homophobe, and more.
In advance of the HBO special airing at 10 PM EST on Sunday, we talked to reporter Ben Anderson about what it was like to speak to an ISIS fighter who said he would kill him if he got the chance.
In anticipation of our new VICE on HBO Special Report, Fighting ISIS, premiering January 31, here's a special sneak peek from the documentary.
This morning, Oregon occupiers reject the county sheriff's offer of a "safe escort" home, a US Hellfire missile is accidentally shipped to Cuba, South Korea blasts K-Pop over the North Korean border, and more.
Kurdo started his 2015 helping out in refugee camps in Syria. By the end of the year he'd made the perilous journey across Europe and applied for asylum in the UK.
Molly Crabapple went to the Domiz refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan to record the stories of Syrians forced from their homes by war and suffering.
We asked two experts how many "boots on the ground" it would take to defeat ISIS.
Chaos ensued after a 22-year-old was shocked to death while climbing on top of a train.
An interview with Tariq Ramadan, the Oxford professor who has made headlines for his conflicts with the French establishment
Lawmakers—including nearly 50 Democrats—easily passed a bill that would effectively stall Obama's plans to accept 10,000 new refugees from the war-torn country.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Western military powers appear likely to escalate their anti-Islamic State strategies. But what are their options?
Almost 400,000 Muslims fought for Britain during WWI—a fact almost nobody knows.
If I won't fight a goose-stepping Nazi, have I broken some kind of societal code?
"It's empowering to see how strong people are in the refugee camps – they aren't just some poor souls, they are fighters who have decided to take control of their lives."
Another day, another string of "hidden" Hilary Clinton emails.
We asked some festival goers what they thought about that.
"Anyone who kills friends of mine has made himself my target. I won't stop until ISIS is destroyed."
The life and times of former Iraq War booster and military-industrial complex insider Bruce Jackson show how you maintain power in Washington, DC.