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Features

INTERVIEW! As ISIS loses ground, what's the next step in stopping them? Award-winning journalist Sue Turton explains as a prelude to the Disruption Network Lab conference that's all about terror and social media (Nov 24-25, Bethanien). more

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Wednesday, we celebrated the release of Chelsea Manning; last week, another jailed whistleblower was in the Berlin spotlight: ex-CIA agent John Kiriakou. We met for a captivating talk about torture, terrorists, and sociopathic presidents. more

Interviews & Portraits

Terrorists feed on our news-fevered brains. more

Opinion

How should we respond to the Breitscheidplatz attack? The same way we respond to any other crime, not by attacking Merkel and her refugee policy. Seymour makes the case for reason. more

Opinion

Last week, the German Finance Ministry said it was thinking about ordering a €5000 cap on cash payments. They said it was for fighting crime and terrorism, because that's the easiest for you to understand. more

Opinion

Heard about the wave of terrorist attacks rolling through Germany? There have been over 500 attacks on asylum seekers' homes in this year alone. John Riceburg wonders why no one is talking about it for what it is. more

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When you hear the words "terrorism" and "Germany" in the same sentence, what do you think of? The counterculture chic of the RAF? Or an Islamist in long robes? Modern terrorism in Germany has a much more boring look. more

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Germany’s most infamous jihadist Denis Cuspert, aka Deso Dogg, was put on the US terrorist watch list by the NSA yesterday, Feb 9. But five years ago, he was just another posturing Kreuzberg rapper. Robert Rigney met him. more

Interviews & Portraits

In the wake of yesterday's attacks, there’s no better response than to publish Charlie Hebdo's most provocative covers. Here are a few of our favourites – and why we believe in the inalienable right to free press. more

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Konrad is very proud to be a Berliner. Not only do we have the least likely-to-riot teenagers in the world, we also have the most half-hearted terrorists. more

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