WAR ON TERROR

WAR ON TERROR

The Horrifying True Story of a CIA Waterboarding Victim

Despite being tortured and in CIA custody for over a decade, Abu Zubaydah has still not been charged with a crime.
Adrian Levy
5.19.17
Stuff

What It's Like to Do Prison Time Without Ever Being Convicted of a Crime

We spoke to Moazzam Begg, a British man caught in centre of the war on terror, and held for years in prisons around the world for no clear reason.
Mari Shibata
8.20.16
Film

The Kangaroo Suicide Bomber: the Strange, Sad Case of Sevdet Besim

The question of how seriously we should take teenage terrorists is complex. Do we try and deradicalise them or just lock them away forever?
Lewis Eyers-Stott
8.19.16
Photography

A New Exhibition Exposes the War on Terror's Silent Horror

A gut-wrenching uncovering of the War on Terror’s violations of human rights emerges in Edmund Clark’s solo show at IWC London.
Andrew Nunes
8.10.16
VICE INTL

On the Front Lines with International Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria

VICE Germany heads to Syria to meet the foreigners who left their homes and families to join the Kurdish ground troops in the fight against the Islamic State.
VICE Staff
4.7.16
Stuff

Exposing the Black Sites Behind Extraordinary Rendition

A conversation with the two guys behind a new book about "extraordinary renditions", where governments illegally abduct their enemies and fly them home for interrogation.
Bruno Bayley
3.22.16
News

A Lawyer for Guantánamo Inmates Explains ​Why 'Guantánamo North' Is a Terrible Idea

"When people call for Guantánamo to be closed, it is simply shorthand for a more comprehensive demand to end torture and arbitrary, indefinite imprisonment without trial or fair process."
Ramzi Kassem
8.25.15
Stuff

​What Osama bin Laden's Book Shelf Tells Us About the War for Our Minds

America wants to turn Osama bin Laden from a vague avatar of Evil into a human being.
Sam Kriss
5.22.15
Stuff

The Man Who Says He Knows the Truth About America's Economic Stranglehold on the World

We talked to Matt Kennard, author of The Racket, a new book that investigates how the US government, its banks and its intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
Amelia Abraham
4.29.15
News

The Canadian Government Has a Difficult Case to Make for Legally Bombing Syria

As Ottawa mulls bombing Syria, the legal case for intervention is basically: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
Justin Ling
3.24.15
News

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.
Peter Tinti
2.26.15
Stuff

A Former Combat Advisor Is Exploring the War on Terror through the Eyes of a Young Afghani

Elliot Ackerman's debut novel, Green on Blue, takes its title from an expression for military fratricide.
Elizabeth Nicholas
2.23.15
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