How the Islamic State Gets Its Drones
A sophisticated supply chain of shell companies, false identities, and IT entrepreneurs backed the Islamic State’s drone fleet.
Photos of Drifting Competitions in the Former ISIS Stronghold of Mosul
After ISIS banned the sport for three years, the young people of the city are using it to kick-start a cultural revolution.
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Destroying ISIS Won't Save Iraq
Thanks to rampant ethnic factionalism and retaliatory violence, it's going to take a lot more than the Mosul offensive to change the toxic dynamic on the ground.
How Terrorists Slip Beheading Videos Past YouTube’s Censors
Other jihadi propaganda on the video-sharing platform may be visually more low-key, but are just as insidious in their own ways.
Inside the Site Teaching Islamic State Supporters How to Use Encryption
A 34-year-old man from Cardiff was arrested for creating videos offering cybersecurity tips that were then posted on an Islamic State supporter site.
How the Moms of Extremists Are Uniting Against ISIS
A mother who lost her son in Syria tells us how she's trying to keep other families from suffering the same fate.
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.
Everything We Know About Aaron Driver, the ISIS Supporter Killed by Canadian Police
The 24-year-old was killed while plotting a suicide bomb attack, according to police.
The Terror Attack That Destroyed Tunisia's Tourist Industry
Since the Sousse attacks of 2015, Tunisia's deckchairs have been empty and its hotels abandoned.
The Journalist Keeping Tabs on Airstrikes Against ISIS
AIRWARS is fighting to keep a tally of the civilian victims of the war being waged on the Islamic State from above.
When ISIS Hackers Call You Out By Name
Kill lists have traditionally focused on perceived religious deviants and political/economic targets, but a new wave of pro-IS kill lists has embraced random civilians as targets.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, civilians trying to flee Fallujah have been killed by ISIS, a surprise Kanye gig in NYC had to be canceled after thousands of fans shut down the East Village, and more.