MI6

Counter-terror

I Was MI6's Top Spy Inside Al Qaeda

We met with Aimen Dean, who spent a decade making bombs for the jihadi group.
Andy Jones
8.6.18
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

CEOs finally ditch Trump over Charlottesville, South Korean president warns of 'red line' on nuclear warhead, Apple donates $2 million to fight hate groups, and more.
VICE Staff
8.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Guy Behind the Trump Dossier Is Going Back to His Day Job

Christopher Steele is coming out of hiding and returning to work at London's Orbis Business Intelligence, apparently.
River Donaghey
3.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The FBI Wanted to Pay the Guy Behind the Trump Dossier

The bureau reportedly reached a deal with Christopher Steele in October, even though the president has dismissed his findings as "phony stuff."
Lauren Messman
3.1.17
Donald Trump

UK Asks Journalists to Not Name Ex-Agent Allegedly Behind Trump Report

The UK government issued what is known as a D-notice, but plenty of outlets aren’t taking the advice.
Joseph Cox
1.12.17
uk

No Pokémon for British Spies, as Pokéstops Vanish From MI5 and MI6 Buildings

Players report pokémon gyms and pokéstops have been removed from the UK’s secret service headquarters.
Victoria Turk
8.11.16
defense & security

UK Could Face Murder Charges Over Covert Drone Strikes, Say MPs

An inquiry by an influential parliamentary committee found that the British government does not have a proper handle on the law regarding targeted assassinations outside of war zones.
Namir Shabibi
5.10.16
Yemen

Cash, Candy, and 'Collateral Damage': An Anatomy of a CIA-MI6 Drone Assassination

US drone strikes, and their aftermath, play a crucial role in the struggle for Yemeni hearts and minds. We investigate one attack that injured five children and explain why the West is losing that battle to al-Qaeda.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.13.16
defense & security

Exclusive: How the UK Secretly Helped Direct Lethal US Drone Strikes in Yemen

A six-month VICE News investigation has uncovered how British intelligence agents worked covertly in Yemen for years identifying human targets for US drone attacks.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.7.16
defense & security

Britain's Covert War in Yemen: A VICE News Investigation

Following interviews with dozens of current and former British, American, and Yemeni officials, VICE News can reveal how UK intelligence was crucial in directing US drone strikes in Yemen.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.7.16
Europe

Signs of Stingray at Parliament (Excerpt From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this excerpt from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News finds signs of secret phone surveillance at the UK parliament.
VICE News
1.28.16
SURVEILLANCE

Inside a Spy Tech Expo (Extra Scene From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this extra scene from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News visits Milipol, a homeland security fair in Paris, to reveal the latest hacking tools and state surveillance tech — and gets knifed in a stab vest.
VICE News
1.22.16
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