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Pentagon Posted a Video from 2007 to Prove the Raid in Yemen Was Successful

The military took it down a few hours later after realizing the mistake, saying it had not been properly analyzed.
Brian Moylan
2.3.17
Narcomania

No, Your Drug Use Is Not Funding Terrorism

We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin," or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking"—but we rarely see much actual evidence.
Max Daly
9.21.16
News

Inside an Academy for al Qaeda Jihadists Fighting Assad and the Islamic State

Taught that dying in jihad will make them martyrs, children here will likely join the tens of thousands of child soldiers being used and abused in conflicts around the world.
Sally Hayden, Photos by Medyan Dairieh
12.2.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

Border Control: Tunisia Attempts to Stop Terrorism with a Wall

The barrier will be equipped with an electronic sensor system, observation towers, and drones. But can Tunisia keep out an enemy that has already found its way inside?
Sarah Souli
11.17.15
News

We Asked a Counterterrorism Expert Who Will Win the Fight Between the Islamic State and Al Qaeda

Combat between al Qaeda and the Islamic State is already a reality, and it's poised to shape the landscape of terrorism the rest of the world has to contend with for years to come.
Mark Hay
8.7.15
News

Does Monitoring Kids for Terrorist Traits Mess with Their Heads?

I asked a couple of experts if snooping on children for signs of radicalization will affect their development.
Adam Forrest
6.17.15
Stuff

Watching What's Happened to My Family in Iraq Helped Me Understand Radicalized Western Muslims

It's impossible not to feel some anger when you hear about American soldiers holding guns to your grandma's head.
Sophia Rahman
6.10.15
News

Two New York City Women Just Got Arrested for an Alleged Bomb Plot

One of the roommates apparently had Osama bin Laden as her phone's background photo.
John Surico
4.2.15
Comics!

The Jordanian Cartoonist Trying to Tackle Extremism with Comic Books

Extremist groups package terrorism as heroism, but Suleiman Bakhit wants to counter that by giving young Arab Muslims an entirely different set of heroes.
JS Rafaeli
3.30.15
Stuff

How a DEA Agent Befriended and Betrayed an Afghan Opium Lord

Edward Follis talks about becoming close with Hajji Juma Khan, a billionaire Taliban financier, in order to set him up and eventually take him to prison.
Max Daly
3.9.15
News

How Mohamedou Ould Slahi Became a Suspected Terrorist, Then a Best-Selling Author

His story, steeped in unknowable complexity and murky details, is perhaps the perfect parable of the post-9/11 era.
Peter Tinti
2.26.15
VICE on HBO

Watch Our HBO Report on the Lasting Effects of the BP Oil Spill

VICE co-founder Shane Smith heads down to Louisiana to see what sort of damage the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is still doing to the Gulf of Mexico.
VICE Staff
2.9.15
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