Breaking down the phenomenon of ‘jihadi girl power’ – a transgressive subculture that has little to do with religion and everything to do with escapism.
Anti-terror raids put Brussels at the centre of Europe’s debate on radicalisation. But at Les Ursulines skatepark kids from all backgrounds skate together in peace.
The Defiance Issue traces a jagged line across the globe, picking up voices of rebellion along the way.
It’s not ideology, Islam or radicalism that fuels ISIS; it’s poverty, control of oil wealth by corrupt rulers and a lack of positive opportunities, argues Thomas Piketty.
A former member of Al Qaeda, Hanif Qadir is now on the de-radicalisation frontline in East London. But politicians are making his work much harder.