1896 minutes in category  Violence & War

The Nevada Test Site was established a few years after the end of the second world war, against the fear of an all-out nuclear attack from the Soviet Union.

In 2014, Islamic State militants swept into Western Iraq’s Anbar Province, overrunning Iraqi security forces, enslaving minorities, and causing thousands to flee for their lives.

During Eagles of Death Metal’s November 13 show at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, gunmen entered the venue and opened fire on the crowd, leaving at least 90 dead. […]

People can be so afraid that they’re even willing to kill. They say giving birth to such a “creature” is a curse. Some believe that owning a part of their […]

Thailand is in the midst of epidemic. Due to its affordability, ‘yaba’ has supplanted heroin as the golden triangle’s main product and now Thailand is dealing with a generation hooked […]

The documentary presents a riveting look at the life of the world’s most powerful drug trafficker, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. More powerful than Pablo Escobar ever was, and more elusive, […]

Crowd-funding campaigns can raise money for some pretty wacky projects, such as asteroid defense or images of brains on LSD. But rarely do you hear of campaigns raising funds for […]

The evidence from Portugal since 2001 is that decriminalisation of drug use and possession has benefits and no harmful side-effects.

A year after the Islamic State’s lightning conquest of Iraq’s second-largest city of Mosul, the poorly-trained and equipped Kurdish peshmerga forces are the international coalition’s only reliable boots on the […]

The Fallen of World War II is an animated data-driven documentary that examines the human cost of the second World War and the decline in battle deaths in the years […]

A gunman seizes hostages at a kosher supermarket in Paris as police in a northern French town corner the two Charlie Hebdo massacre suspects.

The interpreters who worked alongside American and NATO forces in Afghanistan are among our bravest and most loyal allies. They played an essential role in sourcing intelligence and educating Western […]

Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW’s revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich


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