An American ISIS Fighter Describes the Caliphates Final Days — and His Own

A new documentary podcast from The Intercept and Topic Studios offers the most detailed and critical account yet of an American who lived and died inside the Islamic State.


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An American ISIS Fighter Describes the Caliphate’s Final Days — and His Own

Trevor Aaronson

A new documentary podcast from The Intercept and Topic Studios offers the most detailed account yet of an American who lived and died inside the Islamic State.

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Home, but Not Free: NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Adjusts to Her Release From Prison

Taylor Barnes

Winner’s home confinement is part of the longest sentence ever for leaking material to the press — and her family is seeking clemency.

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