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Where Exactly Is the Rule That Says Governments Can't Negotiate with Terrorists?

Though there's a general stigma against governments paying out ransoms to groups like the Islamic State, it's more of a fuzzy line than a hard and fast rule.
Mike Pearl
1.27.15
Stuff

It Doesn't Matter That Islam Inspired the 'Charlie Hebdo' Attacks

What's imperative is to demonstrate that those who believe it was an act of "true" Islam are wrong.
Simon Cottee
1.14.15
Stuff

We Talked to the Cartoonist Behind the Original Muhammad Drawings

Kurt Westergaard gave us two minutes of his time to discuss 'Charlie Hebdo.'
Sandra Vinge and Andreas Digens, Illustration: Cei W
1.11.15
VICE UK

The 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack and the Awkward Truths About Our Fetish for 'Free Speech'

Trying to escape from the moral maze of Wednesday's massacre and its aftermath.
Will Self
1.9.15
News

The French Police Are Protecting Journalists in the Wake of the 'Charlie Hebdo' Attack

Following Wednesday's attack, several Parisian and European editors are now under surveillance.
Glenn Cloarec
1.9.15
News

Why Do So Many Terrorists Come From a Single Dead-End Town in England?

Since 2009, when eight local Islamic extremists were arrested at their homes for a terrorist plot to blow up seven transatlantic passenger jets, High Wycombe has gained a grim sort of notoriety.
Tess Reidy
11.11.14
News

The Killing in Gaza May Be Fueling Extremism in Other Countries

Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) is the world's single largest Islamist party, active in 45 countries. While its leadership disavows violence, it has been described as a feeder organization for violent extremists.
Ann Czernik
8.12.14
News

Tuareg Refugees from Mali Are Stuck Between Poverty and Violence

Fleeing war for poverty in Burkina Faso has left them in a horrible limbo.
Hannah Strange
7.1.14
News

Chatting About 'Game of Thrones' with Syria's Most Feared Islamic Militants

“Watch out, we’re terrorists!” his colleague, a lanky Emirati with facial hair reminiscent of Orlando Bloom chimed in, before he started laughing, too. The Emirati then excitedly asked me what part of New York City I was from. “Oh, Brooklyn? Yeah, I...
Danny Gold, Photos: Danny Gold and Benjamin Hiller
5.7.13