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Popular Front is conflict journalism done differently. We report on the parts of war big media rarely acknowledges, and talk to people they'll never find. We don't have corporate bugmen trying to dictate what we do either. This is all independent, funded by members through donations and sponsorship. 

Popular Front is detailed, niche, and for everyone. You don't need a PhD or an invite to a journo dinner party to be in on this. We do serious work, but we don't take ourselves too seriously.

LATEST PODCAST EPISODES

51. OSINT: War Crimes via Google Maps

We hear how open source investigation has uncovered some of the modern war's darkest secrets.

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50. Inside the Camp for ISIS "Brides"

We get a unique insight into life inside the al-Hol camp in Syria, where female ISIS members are held by the SDF. 

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ARTICLES

BOUQUET OF DEATH: WHY ISIS FIGHTERS BRING FLOWERS TO SUICIDE BOMBINGS
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IN SEARCH OF ILLEGAL ARMS TRAFFICKERS IN AFGHANISTAN

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A TiKKO GUERRILLA IN AFRIN 

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A GUIDE FOR LISTENING IN TO MILITARY RADIO BROADCASTS

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VIDEO

POPULAR FRONT DOCUMENTARIES

We make documentaries, news dispatches, and release raw footage too. From the start the aim of Popular Front has always been to gain enough momentum for us to do regular video reports. 

We include as much niche detail, under-reported information, and weird aesthetics in our video work as we do with everything else. 

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