WAR ON TERROR

WAR ON TERROR

The Horrifying True Story of a CIA Waterboarding Victim

Despite being tortured and in CIA custody for over a decade, Abu Zubaydah has still not been charged with a crime.
Adrian Levy
5.18.17
Narcomania

No, Your Drug Use Is Not Funding Terrorism

We often hear about "Jihadists flooding the west with heroin," or "ISIS making billions through drug trafficking"—but we rarely see much actual evidence.
Max Daly
9.20.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Do Prison Time Without Ever Being Convicted of a Crime

We spoke to Moazzam Begg, a British man caught in center of the war on terror, and held for years in prisons around the world for no clear reason.
Mari Shibata
8.20.16
VICE INTL

On the Front Lines with International Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria

VICE Germany heads to Syria to meet the foreigners who left their homes and families to join the Kurdish ground troops in the fight against the Islamic State.
VICE Staff
4.6.16
Stuff

Uncovering the Secret Locations Where the US Government Illegally Interrogates Its Captives

A conversation with the authors behind a new book about the covert "extraordinary rendition" system operated by the United States in the years after the September 11 attacks.
Bruno Bayley
3.22.16
News

Syrians Explain How They Feel About the West Bombing Their Country

"I don't want to see any more killing. I don't want to see blood. I don't want people to die because of airstrikes or weapons of bombs. Death is everywhere in Syria. I just want this war to end."
Norma Costello
12.4.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

What Hillary Clinton's Emails Tell Us About How She'd Deal With Terrorism

Reading them is the only way to know.
Mike Pearl
11.30.15
News

Anti-War Protesters in London Explain Why They Think Bombing Syria Is a Bad Idea

Saturday's "Don't Bomb Syria" protest struck a slightly fatalistic tone.
Yohann Koshy, Photos: Chris Bethell
11.30.15
News

We Asked an Expert Whether Britain’s Secret Drone Strike in Syria Was Legal

Is the UK following America's lead when it comes to bombing countries it's technically not at war with?
Michael Segalov
9.8.15
News

A Lawyer for Guantánamo Inmates Explains ​Why 'Guantánamo North' Is a Terrible Idea

"When people call for Guantánamo to be closed, it is simply shorthand for a more comprehensive demand to end torture and arbitrary, indefinite imprisonment without trial or fair process."
Ramzi Kassem
8.24.15
News

Did the American Psychological Association Help Legitimize CIA Torture?

A new report alleges the APA helped justify the Bush administration's torture of detainees in the years following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Allie Conti
4.30.15
Stuff

Investigative Journalist Matt Kennard Talks About America's Economic Stranglehold on the World

His new book looks at how the American government, banks, and intelligence agencies enforce a very covert and modern type of imperialism.
Amelia Abraham
4.29.15