WAR ON TERROR

Videos

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Battle for Somalia

Suroosh Alvi traces the evolution of Al-Shabaab, a terrorist group that has dominated Somalia for more than a decade.
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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 Shorts
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How Trump has ramped up the war on terror

In President Trump’s first year as commander-in-chief, U.S. military activity intensified in nearly every theater of war he inherited, a VICE News review of publicly available information on military operations shows.
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Terror: Series Trailer

Suroosh Alvi investigates the global jihadi movement on both sides of the War on Terror to discover the line between isn't always clear.
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Terror: Al Qaeda Trailer

After 15 years of the global war on terror, al Qaeda’s Yemeni offshoot finds new ways to stay relevant. Suroosh Alvi travels to Aden to discover AQAP flourishing.
VICE News Specials
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Life on a CIA Kill List in Pakistan

VICE News interviewed a man who believes he's on a secret CIA kill list.
VICE News Specials
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Michael Morell: The VICE News Interview

Former Deputy Director of the CIA Michael Morell sat down with VICE News for a candid discussion about the Iraq war and the CIA’s interrogation program.