war

journalism

Inside the Dangerous Life of a Female 'Fixer' in Iraq

"My mom, when she’s asking me when will I get married... I tell her, ‘Find me someone as strong as me and I will marry them, I promise.’”
Rebecca Gibian
3.12.19
prison

Prison Escapees Describe How They Did It

"Other inmates attacked the guards. Being of a slightly mellower constitution, I stole an ice cream and went for a walk in the sun."
Nick Chester
3.11.19
Music

The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
Views My Own

Trump Will Only Listen to 'Experts' if It Means Letting Americans Die in War

On Afghanistan, Trump's gut instincts may have been right—but somehow, it's the only subject on which he defers to the establishment.
Harry Cheadle
11.28.18
Military Service

People from the Middle East Tell Us All the Weird Ways They Avoided the Draft

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."
Badar Salem
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No, China Hasn’t Hijacked Canadian Sea Sensors to Spy on US Subs

A report from the 'South China Morning Post' got the alt-right all bothered, but a fact-check shows otherwise.
Ian J. Keddie
11.2.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Ukraine's Lost Generation

Sucked into the trauma and labor of an ongoing war, Ukraine’s Millennials face uncertain prospects in a country rife with Soviet-era boomer corruption, an uneven economy, and a lack of job opportunities.
Ben Makuch
10.31.18
THE FUTURE

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A new report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?
Tom Whyman
10.18.18
Comics!

'Gnome Wars,' Today's Comic by Brian Mccray and Dominique Jackson

Two friends and a former human botanist try to handle a gnome infestation.
Brian McCray
Dominique Jackson
10.1.18
Views My Own

Seventeen Years Later, We Still Have No Idea What to Do on 9/11

Garfield the cat is staring at a painting of the American flag—what are you doing?
Harry Cheadle
9.11.18
war

Congress Can Rein in America's Forever Wars, It Just Won't

Seventeen years after Congress told George W. Bush to go after the 9/11 attackers, the military is using that authorization to fight battles all over the world.
Mark Hay
9.11.18
syrian war

Syrians Explain Why Nightlife in Damascus Is Thriving Despite the War

"When you've had to spend ten days locked inside due to rocket fire, you want to find somewhere you can get wasted."
Hala Mustafa
9.4.18
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