'Girls of the Sun' Is an Homage to Kurdish Women Fighters
Eva Husson's new film attempts to depict the harrowing mission of real-life Kurdish women held captive by ISIS, escaped, and fought to free their loved ones.
The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up
After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
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.’”
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."
The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea
'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Why the People Responsible for US Nukes Tweeted a Veiled Threat on New Year’s Eve
The horrifying gaffe raises questions about how the US military uses social media.
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.
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."
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
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.
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?
'Gnome Wars,' Today's Comic by Brian Mccray and Dominique Jackson
Two friends and a former human botanist try to handle a gnome infestation.