The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- ISIS, as it's called in Western media -- remains a largely undocumented and shadowy collection of radical Muslims that's causing all sorts of bloodshed in the Middle East.

One of my favorite new news websites, Vice News, has received seemingly unfettered access to ISIS leaders and fighters, particularly in Syria. The news organization has developed a series of videos that, to me, represent the best look at ISIS we've seen thus far.

- Phillip Tutor

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