The Middle East
Deafened by the War on ISIS
Thousands of Iraqis, collateral victims of the war on the terrorist group, have found themselves left with war deafness that goes untreated.
How US Military Hackers Prepared to Hack the Islamic State
Documents obtained by Motherboard give insight into how hackers at CYBERCOM prepare before launching offensive cyber operations, including figuring out how likely an attack will be attributed back to them.
What Life Was Like for Young Women Living Under ISIS
"My mom’s hair and skin were all over the walls. We've cleaned it off, but when we came back here, I remember what happened and I think of our family."
How It Feels to Run a Marathon in the Shadow of ISIS
"Especially when you wear that USA jersey, you’re a target."
We Talked to Syrians About the 'Liberation' of ISIS Stronghold Raqqa
Most ex-residents are pleased at the expulsion of the Islamic State from their former home, but can't help fearing for the future under outside forces.
YouTube Regularly Leaves Islamic State Videos Up for Days, Weeks
According to a Motherboard analysis of over 150 videos shared in pro-Islamic State groups, while YouTube is quick to remove offending clips in some cases, the social network is still making serious errors in policing extremist content.
Even with Increased Surveillance, UK Terror Attacks Are Likely to Rise
Experts say we'll see at least another 15 years of attacks on European soil, and that—in the grand scheme of things—there's little authorities can do.
ISIS Claims London Bridge Attack That Killed Seven
48 more people were injured in the Saturday night chaos.
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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.
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Trump Reportedly Shared Classified Intel with Russia to Show Off
One official said the information was as classified as it gets.
This Site Sells Replica ISIS Suicide Vests and Pressure Cooker Bombs
Know your enemy.