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Terror / Clip
4:54

Fighting ISIS

In Iraq, Suroosh speaks to the soldiers on the frontline of the fight against ISIS and experiences the violence of the conflict firsthand.
Terror / Clip
4:59

The Formation of the Islamic State

Suroosh tracks the origins of the Islamic State from an American prison camp in Iraq and a 1400 year old religious prophecy.
Terror / Clip
6:21

Boko Haram Kidnappings

Boko Haram has forced dozens of girls to carry bombs because they attract less suspicion. Suroosh meets one of the few of them who managed to survive.
Terror / Clip
4:04

The Origins of Boko Haram

Suroosh speaks to Aisha Wakil, a lawyer who knew members of Boko Haram before the group declared jihad against the Nigerian government.
Terror / Clip
4:06

Rehabilitation for Former Al-Shabaab Soldiers

Fartuun Adan returned to Mogadishu to continue the mission started by her husband, peace activist Elman Ali Ahmed, prior to his assassination. She now heads up intervention initiatives with the goal of rehabilitating former child soldiers.
Terror / Clip
5:03

The Battle for Somalia

Suroosh Alvi traces the evolution of Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that has dominated Somalia for more than a decade.
Terror / Clip
1:00

TERROR (Series Trailer)

Suroosh Alvi meets with activists, victims, government officials, and soldiers on both sides of the war on terror, to investigate the brutal and sometimes surprising history of the most notorious Islamic terror organizations.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:30

The Final Victory In The Battle Against ISIS Is Now In Sight

The battle is almost over, but for now ISIS fighters are still clinging to their last tiny piece of territory.
POST RADICAL / Clip
7:42

Skateboarding and the Israel Palestine Border

Skating the edge of the Israel/Palestine border.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
5:43

Saudi Arabia May be an Unlikely Ally for Trump’s Border Wall

VICE News visits Saudi Arabia as the country awaits Trump's first foreign trip as president -- and a massive arms deal with the U.S.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
6:49

Chaos in Libya is setting the stage for an ISIS comeback

Fighting between rival governments and militias has plunged the country into anarchy, creating a vacuum for groups like ISIS to move into.
VICE News Shorts
1:51

Rescue missions continue in Syria as “The White Helmets” wins Oscar

Quick Hit on Syria's night at the Oscars
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