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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
4:56

The Last Days of the White Helmets In Syria

White Helmets In Syria Are Not Done Saving Lives
Foreign Fighter Diary
4:29

Safer at War than at Home | Diary of a Combat Medic (Part 3/3)

This is Swedish Kurdish combat medic Firat’s video diary from when he returned to Syria to fight to last battle against ISIS.
Foreign Fighter Diary / Clip
4:15

Interrogating Enemy Combatants | Diary of a Combat Medic (Part 2/3)

This is Swedish Kurdish combat medic Firat’s video diary from when he returned to Syria to fight to last battle against ISIS.
Foreign Fighter Diary / Clip
6:23

What to Pack for War in Syria | Diary of a Combat Medic (Part 1/3)

This is Swedish Kurdish combat medic Firat’s video diary from when he returned to Syria to fight to last battle against ISIS.
Motherboard Shorties
5:01

Swimming with a Prosthetic Leg: The Fin

We meet Kevin Vaughan, a 28 year old vet and amputee at home and as he tries his new amphibious water prosthetic, "the fin." We also visit the fin's creator, Todd Goldstein, in his 3D printing lab.
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