ISIS

terrorism

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.
Ben Makuch
8.6.19
ISIS

Iraq Sentences 4 French Men to Death for Joining ISIS

The French government has pledged to prevent their sentences from being carried out.
David Gilbert
5.27.19
terrorism

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh Is Getting Out of Prison Today. He Still Might Be Radicalized.

A 2017 report said he “continued to advocate for global jihad and to write and translate violent extremist texts"
Tim Marcin
5.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Real Consequences of Pulling U.S. Troops out of Africa

ISIS-linked groups have stepped up their activity since the Tongo Tongo ambush that left four U.S. Green Berets dead
Benjamin Foley
Cassandra Vinograd
Seb Walker
5.3.19
terrorism

Army vet plotted to bomb white nationalist rally as "retribution" for New Zealand shooting, feds say

He allegedly asked an undercover FBI agent for help creating a bomb powerful enough to kill 50 people.
Tess Owen
4.29.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Sri Lanka’s Muslims fear retaliation and alienation in wake of Easter bombings

Muslims make up less than 10 percent of Sri Lanka’s population and have historically faced persecution by right-wing Buddhist groups.
Angad Singh
4.29.19
ISIS

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive and leading ISIS, new propaganda video claims

The videotaped propaganda message, which comes on the heels of the Islamic State losing valuable ground in Syria and Iraq, purportedly​ shows Baghdadi seated among other ISIS militants.
Emma Ockerman
4.29.19
ISIS

The U.S. coalition claims it killed 180 civilians in the final battle for Raqqa. A new report says it's much worse.

“Did the coalition do all it could’ve and should’ve done? The answer is plainly no.”
Nick Miriello
4.25.19
In Moderation

Why Won’t Twitter Treat White Supremacy Like ISIS? Because It Would Mean Banning Some Republican Politicians Too.

A Twitter employee who works on machine learning believes that a proactive, algorithmic solution to white supremacy would also catch Republican politicians.
Joseph Cox
Jason Koebler
4.25.19
Sri Lanka Attacks

Sri Lanka’s grief over Easter attacks is turning to fury at the government

What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.
Alex Lubben
4.24.19
terror

ISIS isn't dead. It's just moving to countries like Sri Lanka

Its "caliphate" may have collapsed, but ISIS remains a threat.
Emma Ockerman
4.23.19
terrorism

ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings

The attacks targeted churches and hotels across the country and left more than 300 dead.
Alex Lubben
4.23.19
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