jihad

terrorism

How Some Violent People Turn into Terrorists

"We must understand that it's a death wish that attracts would-be jihadists toward the ideology of jihadism, not the other way around."
Simon Cottee
6.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ahmad Khan Rahami's Dad Feared His Son Was a Terrorist in 2014

Mohammad Rahami reportedly told New Jersey police he was concerned about his son after a violent domestic dispute in 2014, before later recanting.
VICE Staff
9.20.16
News

Has ISIS Learned to Weaponize America's Homegrown Spree Killers?

Or was Omar Mateen just a very scary, successful murderer? Or both?
Mike Pearl
6.15.16
terror

ISIS's Mobile App Developers Are in Crisis Mode

The terror group's forays in social tech may prove to be a high-risk, high-cost experiment.
Rita Katz
6.3.16
Stuff

​Former Extremists Tell Us How and Why They Left Fanaticism Behind

We spoke to men who fought for the Irish Republican Army and Ulster Volunteer Force, a former National Front member, and a man who was once involved in violent jihad.
Nick Chester
6.3.16
News

A 'Jihadist Autobahn' Runs Through Germany, Says Report

Some experts say it's only a matter of time before the heart of the European Union sees tragedy.
Mark Hay
5.12.16
PROHIBITION

How Football Survives on Islamic State’s Turf

Football is effectively banned in areas controlled by the Islamic State group. Nevertheless, the sport survives among defiant locals – and even some foreign jihadis.
Quentin Müller
4.5.16
Stuff

My Time with the Bangladeshi Bloggers Facing Terror and Machete Attacks

We went to Dhaka, where secular bloggers, writers, and publishers are being targeted with brutal methods aimed at suppressing free speech.
Ranbir Singh Sidhu
3.29.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Clinton and Trump win big on Super Tuesday, Bin Laden's will left $29 million to be used "on jihad," researchers are trying to raise $400,000 to buy a kilo of MDMA, and more.
VICE Staff
3.2.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Mom of 'Jihadi Jack' Says He Isn't a Jihadi at All

Reports over the weekend alleged that Jack Letts now goes by the name Abu Muhammed and has been fighting for the Islamic State in Syria. His mom insisted it's all nonsense.
Carlton Férment
1.25.16
Twitter

A Widow Is Suing Twitter for Allegedly ‘Providing Support’ to ISIS

Tamara Fields’ complaint says the social media company has not done enough to shut down terrorists’ use of the site.
Rachel Pick
1.14.16
News

Visiting an Anti-Muslim Hate Group at the Peak of America's Islamophobia

ACT for America aims to promote national security and defeat terrorism—two goals which are, in the group's view, intrinsically threatened by the Islamic faith.
Harmon Leon
12.8.15
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