My book The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State is out! Read an excerpt in The Atlantic here.
I reviewed Laura Snyder’s new book, Eye of the Beholder, in the Spring American Scholar (subscription required).
I wrote for The Boston Globe about the history of sniping.
The American Scholar was kind enough to ask me for a contribution to its series on writing.
The case against paying ransoms: at the New York Review of Books blog.
I interviewed Gerard Russell, author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms, for The Boston Globe.
My latest, in the October Atlantic.