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NEWS ON DRUGS
19:25

The Drugs Fuelling Deadly Wars

From Nazi soldiers on methamphetamine to Britain’s global narco empire, we explore the centuries old relationship between drugs and warfare.
The War On Drugs
10:41

How Heroin Defeated America in Afghanistan

In Afghanistan, America was defeated as much by the illegal heroin trade as by the Taliban itself. This is how heroin and violence have shaped Afghanistan as a country.
VWN DEVELOPING NEWS / web
6:31

Photographing Wars in the Middle East

Former soldier turned photographer, Alison Baskerville, talks about gender, conflict and the impact war can have on the men and women serving on the battlefield.
VWN DEVELOPING NEWS / web
6:12

The Story Behind One of The Most Iconic Photos of the 20th Century

Legendary Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin talks to VICE about his famous ‘Tank Man’ image which symbolised the uprising that happened Tiananmen Sqaure in 1989.
The War On Drugs
10:47

Lean, Weed, & Cocaine: Netherlands is the Narco-State of Europe

Grenades in coffee shops. Rocket launchers fired at offices. The murder of a lawyer representing a gangland informant. Is the Netherlands turning into a narco-state?
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.
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