Terrorist University and Armageddon Now
Dagestan is a hotbed for Muslim extremism in Russia. It is in the throes of a violent insurgency, and its jihadi fighters have been behind many high profile terrorist plots around the world. In fact, the Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev spent six months there the year before he carried out his deadly attack. In order to understand why so many terrorists are coming out of the region, and to see firsthand what Tamerlan learned during his time there, Shane Smith heads to Dagestan to follow in terrorists' footsteps.
Many assume the American support for Israel is rooted in a strong Jewish lobby, but in terms of sheer numbers, the Evangelical Christians from the heart of the Bible Belt are actually Israel's strongest supporters in the US. Thomas Morton joins an Evangelical tour group in the Holy Land and uncovers the rationale behind Christian support for the Jewish State.