FRONTLINE, the Award winning documentary program on Public Broadcasting Stations (PBS), provides its programming through the Web. The programs included here deal with terrorists and terrorism.
FRONTLINE requests that you identify your local PBS Station before continuing to the programs. The programs are made possible in part through advertising which precedes the documentaries.
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) / Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) / Islamic State (IS) ISIL) / Islamic State (IS)
Using undercover footage, FRONTLINE presents the gripping, first-hand accounts of women who escaped the brutal reign of ISIS -- and follows an underground network that is helping them escape. (Quote from the linked Frontline website)
"FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Correspondent Martin Smith reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again." (Quote from the linked Frontline website)
"ISIS is on the rise in Afghanistan -- and they say they're getting young kids to join the jihad. In a special report, FRONTLINE correspondent Najibullah Quraishi reveals on film the degree to which ISIS is gaining a foothold in the country, and how they're focusing their efforts on training a new generation of jihadists." (Quote from the linked Frontline website)
"Tens of thousands of children currently live in ISIS-controlled parts of Iraq and Syria, and the group is actively recruiting some of them to be its next generation of fighters. In Children of ISIS, a FRONTLINE digital film, boys who went through its training describe the coercive methods ISIS uses to indoctrinate children to encourage unquestioning loyalty and obedience, as it prepares them to fight." (Quote from the linked Frontline website)
The boys go on to tell Quraishi that their trainers are foreigners, but they do not elaborate. They say they’re ready to carry out their suicide mission whenever the order comes.
FRONTLINE looks at nine countries where ISIS has formal affiliates.
FRONTLINE investigates the successes, failures and challenges in the U.S.-led effort to degrade and destroy ISIS.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica go inside Europe’s fight against terrorism — the missed warnings and the lingering vulnerabilities.
Hadjidj, a French citizen who spent 15 days in Syria before returning home. Karim is one of the roughly 2,000 people who have left France for Syria or Iraq, forcing police to sift out who among those returning poses a threat.
FRONTLINE follows an elite special operations unit at the center of the fight against ISIS in Iraq. Also in this two-part hour: Battle for Iraq; a report by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad on the battle against ISIS for control of the city of Mosul.
A disturbing look at how oppression and lack of human rights can fuel acts of resistance that lead to terrorism.
FRONTLINE and ProPublica team up to investigate a wave of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists. Uncovering a trail that leads from American cities to jungles in Southeast Asia, FRONTLINE and ProPublica shine new light on a series of unsolved murders and attacks.