Graeme Wood

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Dutch ways of seeing

I reviewed Laura Snyder’s new book, Eye of the Beholder, in the Spring American Scholar (subscription required).

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What ISIS Really Wants

In The Atlantic.

With a follow-up here.

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Why We Hate(d) Snipers

I wrote for The Boston Globe about the history of sniping.

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Lighten Up

The American Scholar was kind enough to ask me for a contribution to its series on writing.

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Ransoms: The real cost

The case against paying ransoms: at the New York Review of Books blog.

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On the Middle East’s Vanishing Religions

I interviewed Gerard Russell, author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms, for The Boston Globe.

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How Gangs Took over Prisons

My latest, in the October Atlantic.

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ISIS: the Three Types of Fighter

In the September 10 edition of The New Republic.

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@gcaw

  • RT @laurenzcollins: Such an essential corrective to the idea that "red state" voters are just idiots. Strangers in Their Own Land, Arlie Ru… 11 hours ago
  • Uber driver just told me that if you kill someone with a hammer, you shouldn't show the hammer until it's too late. **** 15 hours ago
  • RT @Bencjacobs: Clinton said Trump said "that's fine" if there's nuclear war in East Asia. Wrong. He actually said "enjoy yourself" https:/… 1 day ago
  • RT @jbarro: I have no idea how this is landing with normals, honestly. 1 day ago
  • RT @apjvalk: Trump is fel, zeg. Interessant dat Lester Holt niet interrumpeert. 1 day ago