WAR ON TERROR

Culture

It Feels Like We're Getting Closer and Closer to the Dystopia of 'Children of Men'

Tucked within Alfonso Cuarón's depiction of bloodshed and social upheaval are parallels to our troubled times that illuminate, especially, the current state of the immigration debate.
Clayton Schuster
3.26.19
At Play in the Carceral State

Here Are All the Video Games Detainees Can Play in Gitmo

Lots of soccer and Harry Potter but no Call of Duty.
Matthew Gault
9.7.17
At Play in the Carceral State

The Culture of Games at Gitmo Goes Beyond Prisoners and Guards

Under the Trump presidency, future of games at Gitmo is yet to be determined.
Muira McCammon
7.26.17
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
machines

This 230-Page Pentagon Document Describes How America Attacks Its Enemies

Newly disclosed rulebook explains target development from the air to cyberspace.
Ben Sullivan
11.17.16
machines

US Drone Pilots May Be ‘Illegally’ Acquiring Targets From UK Bases

Are kill commands coming from British soil?
Ben Sullivan
11.1.16
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
Photography

A New Exhibition Exposes the War on Terror's Silent Horror

A gut-wrenching uncovering of the War on Terror’s violations of human rights emerges in Edmund Clark’s solo show at IWC London.
Andrew Nunes
8.10.16
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
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