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The women who travel to the Islamic State

Kristin Solberg: The other

The IS brides: Both victims of and renegade supporters of the terrorist organization IS claim that this "state" will rise again, and journalists and experts support the claim. But how many victims' stories are needed before IS loses its appeal to individuals? What about Aisha Shezadi Kausar?

Strong hostage drama from reality

Niels Arden Oplev and Anders W. Berthelsen: 13 months

DANISH IS PRISONER: The feature film about Danish Daniel Rye that was captured by IS in Syria shows that Scandinavian film does not have to be toothless entertainment to hit wide.

What would Machiavelli do?

Kishore Mahbubani: Has the West Lost It? A Provocation

: China and India sail up as the new superpowers, and the West must find a new foothold in a reshuffled world

Journalism in the danger zone

: Like many other journalists, the war correspondent Marie Colvin was killed in Syria while trying to report back home on the atrocities. Ny Tid has talked to the photographer who was involved in what was to be her last assignment.

Marawi: The Filipino jihadists' Sherwood 

: The fight the militant Muslims are fighting in the Philippines is not about establishing an Islamic state, but first and foremost about creating a just state, a young Filipino jihadist tells Ny Tid.

Looking beyond the borders

Simon Lereng Wilmont / Hogir Hirori and Shinwar Kamal: The Distant Barking of Dogs / The Deminer

: Danish The Distant Barking of Dogs depicts a ten-year-old boy growing up on the front lines in Ukraine, while Swedish The Deminer is about a deminer in IS-ravaged Iraq. 

NATO's threats do not stop IS

: After more and more terrorist attacks in Europe, NATO and the West believe that more use of force is the way to go. This indicates little understanding of how organizations such as IS work.

Syria war minute by minute

Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested. USA: Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS

: New documentary examines IS 'way to power in Syria – and what role international media played in the whole.

The real threat to the world

: They march forward on what appears to be a triumph, but no one seems to understand the real danger.


: Why are more and more women traveling to IS?