Trevor Aaronson is a contributing writer for The Intercept and a 2020 ASU Future Security Fellow at New America. He is also executive director of the nonprofit Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and author of “The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism.” His 2015 TED Talk, “How this FBI strategy is actually creating U.S.-based terrorists,” has been viewed more than 1 million times and translated into more than 20 languages. A two-time finalist for the Livingston Awards, Aaronson has won the Molly National Journalism Prize, the international Data Journalism Award, and the John Jay College/Harry Frank Guggenheim Excellence in Criminal Justice Reporting Award. His work for The Intercept has won honors from the Online Journalism Awards for investigative data journalism and feature writing.
Capitol Rioter Admits False Statements to FBI, but Prosecutors Haven’t Charged Him With a Felony
The Justice Department frequently charges Muslims with felonies for making false statements to federal agents.
The U.S.-Led Bombings That Ended the ISIS “Caliphate” Killed Scores of Civilians
The aerial campaign in eastern Syria dislodged the terrorist group from the final patch of land it controlled but cost an untold number of lives.
British Wife of American ISIS Fighter Russell Dennison Dodges Questions About Union
In a new documentary, Tareena Shakil, whose marriage to Dennison was first revealed in an Intercept podcast, describes her journey to the Islamic State.
The 9/11 WarsAn FBI Informant’s Unlikely Role in Upcoming Supreme Court Case on Surveillance of Muslims
Craig Monteilh’s affidavit is central to one of the most significant legal challenges to the FBI’s post-9/11 surveillance of Muslims.