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Neo-Nazis Are Glorifying Osama Bin Laden

A new wave of neo-Nazi propaganda glorifies and pulls from ISIS and al Qaeda, illustrating how the terror groups have some shared priorities.


ISIS Is Using Internet Propaganda to Maintain a 'Virtual Caliphate', UN Report Says

The report, which argues the internet still gives the terror group global reach, urges nations to spy on the dark web.


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.


Is the Drug Trade Really Bank-Rolling 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.


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?


Does Monitoring Kids for Terrorist Traits Mess with Their Heads?

I asked a couple of experts if snooping on children for signs of radicalisation will affect their development.


Watching What's Happened to My Family in Iraq Made Me Understand Radicalised Brits

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


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.


Meet the Cartoonist Trying to Tackle Extremism with Comic Books

Extremist groups package terrorism as heroism – Suleiman Bakhit wants to counter that by giving young Arab Muslims an entirely different set of heroes: superheroes.


This Is What It Felt Like to Arrest a Friend for Heroin Trafficking

We spoke to a former undercover DEA agent about the two years he spent befriending an Afghan opium kingpin, before locking him up for life.


A Postcard from Guantanamo: How Mohamedou Ould Slahi Became a Suspected Terrorist, Then a Best-Selling Author

The story behind Guantánamo Diary, steeped in unknowable complexity and murky details, is perhaps the perfect parable of the post-9/11 era.


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.