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
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
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
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
News

Inside an Academy for al Qaeda Jihadists Fighting Assad and the Islamic State

Taught that dying in jihad will make them martyrs, children here will likely join the tens of thousands of child soldiers being used and abused in conflicts around the world.
Sally Hayden, Photos by Medyan Dairieh
12.2.15
News

How Islamophobia Works in the Islamic State's Favor

The extremists want discord to fester, with the subsequent hatred and mistrust leading to more eager recruits being seduced into their death cult.
Nihal Arthanayake
11.25.15
News

I Helped Conduct ‘The Sun’ Newspaper’s Poll on Muslims and Was Shocked at How It Was Used

The people I polled did not know how to interpret 'sympathy,' and neither did I.
Anonymous
11.24.15
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