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Why Aren't There More Terrorist Attacks in America?

Even though the US has plenty of mass shootings and right-wing extremist violence, what most of the world calls "terrorism" is rare. We asked an expert to explain.
Mark Hay
6.6.17
London attack

The Story of the Man Mistakenly Identified as the London Attacker

Abu Izzadeen may have a history of radical behavior, but it would have been hard for him to attack Parliament from his prison cell.
Jake Warren
3.23.17
News

Remembering the Times We Met the Alleged 'New Jihadi John' in East London

VICE director Rhys James met with Abu Rumaysah, accused of being ISIS's new executioner, a number of times before he fled the UK for Syria.
Jamie Clifton
1.5.16
News

We Talked to One of the World Trade Center Bombers About ISIS and Mass Shootings

"It's the law of the jungle that we're living in right now."
John Broman
12.7.15
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
Stuff

Watching What's Happened to My Family in Iraq Helped Me Understand Radicalized Western Muslims

It's impossible not to feel some anger when you hear about American soldiers holding guns to your grandma's head.
Sophia Rahman
6.10.15
News

Everything We Know So Far About ​the Man Who Was Shot by Cops After Allegedly Plotting to Behead a Conservative Pundit

When Usaamah Abdullah Rahim was killed on Tuesday, it looked to some like just another case of police excess. But the feds say the 26-year-old was planning to behead serial Muslim antagonist Pamela Geller.
Allie Conti
6.5.15
News

Water Scarcity Is Helping Radicalize the Middle East

Militant and extremist groups exploit the region's escalating water shortage to gain power, loyalty, and legitimacy.
Alyssa Martino
4.25.15
News

Can Hotlines Stop Muslims from Becoming Radicalized?

The Netherlands is the latest European country to launch a hotline aimed at talking Muslims in immigrant communities out of becoming jihadists, but it's not clear how effective these programs are.
Mark Hay
1.14.15
VICE News

Talking Heads: How the US Created the Islamic State

Mark Danner discusses his 2003 essay "Iraq: The New War," which outlined how American policy in the Middle Eastern country helped incite what was then an emerging insurgency.
VICE News
12.4.14
News

Why Do So Many Terrorists Come From a Single Dead-End Town in England?

Since 2009, when eight local Islamic extremists were arrested at their homes for a terrorist plot to blow up seven transatlantic passenger jets, High Wycombe has gained a grim sort of notoriety.
Tess Reidy
11.11.14
VICE News

London's Holy Turf Wars

Over the last year, a quasi-religious turf war has sprung up on the streets of London. Young, radicalized Muslim patrols are enforcing Sharia law in the capital. In reaction, far-right Christian patrols are also taking the law into their own hands.
Alex Miller
4.22.14
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