Graeme Wood

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What ISIS Really Wants

In The Atlantic.

With a follow-up here.

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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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ISIS: the Three Types of Fighter

In the September 10 edition of The New Republic.

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ISIS: The Ideology of a Caliphate

In the September 1 issue of The New Republic.

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Moving the Nile to the Left

I wrote about Farouk El-Baz’s plan to fix Egypt in The Boston Globe.

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Hyperinflation Vacation

I traveled to hyperinflationary Iran for The Atlantic.

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Save the Old City

At The New Republic, I have a piece about one of my favorite places in the world: the Old City of Damascus.

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The Blasphemy Divide

At The Boston Globe, I have a piece about the different ways in which the West (the U.S., really) and the Muslim world (and Europe) approach blasphemy.

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