Tag: Terrorism

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#jihad

Why ISIS is winning the social media war.

Brendan Koerner on the Longform Podcast
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Once Upon a Jihad

Life and death with the young and radicalized.

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Hidden Damages

After his daughter died in a terrorist attack, Stephen Flatow won an unprecedented judgment against her killers. Then he had to figure out how to actually collect.

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The Fight for Mosul

A report from the border of ISIS territory in Iraq, where civilians are battling to survive.

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The Narco-Terror Trap

The DEA warns that drugs are funding terror. But is the agency stopping threats or staging them?

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Magical Thinking About ISIS

On the response to the Paris attacks.

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The Avenger

Ken Dornstein’s older brother died when a bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103. For the past three decades, he’s been obsessed with identifying who’s really responsible.

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The Imam’s Curse

The family accused of funding the Pakistani Taliban.

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The Real Heroes Are Dead

The epic life story of Rick Rescorla: immigrant, war hero, husband, and head of security at Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter, occupant of 22 floors in the South Tower.

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ISIS and the Lonely Young American

An isolated 23-year-old Sunday school teacher living with her grandparents makes a new group of friends online who mail her chocolates and cash.

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Five Hostages

Feeling abandoned by America, families fight to save their children from ISIS.

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Rise of al-Qaida Sahara Terrorist

A profile of Moktar Belmoktar, Al-Qaida’s “most difficult employee,” who was responsible for a major attack on an Algerian BP plant and, according to U.S. and Libyan forces, was killed in an air strike on Sunday.

Rukmini Callimachi on the Longform Podcast.