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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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The Islamic State

Suroosh returns to Iraq to investigate the brutal rise of The Islamic State.
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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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Boko Haram

In Nigeria, Suroosh investigates one of the world’s most feared terrorist groups.
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Pakistan's President and the Rise of the TTP

Suroosh speaks to former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf about fighting the TTP alongside the West in the aftermath of 9/11.
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A Turning Point in Pakistan

Suroosh Alvi speaks to survivors of the 2014 Peshawar school massacre and 2015 Imamia mosque attack.
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Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan

Suroosh returns to Pakistan to find a country in turmoil, gripped by terror.
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Al Shabaab

Suroosh travels to Mogadishu to investigate al Shabaab’s rise and brutal reign.
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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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