Graeme Wood’s “What ISIS Really Wants” and a Response from The Intercept’s Murtaza Hussain


Guests: Graeme Wood and Murtaza Hussain

In this hour of Radio Times, we hear from GRAEME WOOD, lecturer in political science at Yale University and a contributing editor to The Atlantic, about his new piece “What ISIS Really Wants” in the March edition of The Atlantic. Wood examines the make-up of the terrorist group ISIS: its origin, its members, its motivations, and its next moves. He also explores why it’s so hard to figure out their strategy and what the West can do to stop them. We’ll also discuss the group’s use of propaganda and social media, and look at its recruiting efforts.Then we’ll get a response to Wood’s piece from MURTAZA HUSSAIN, a journalist and political commentator for The Intercept. Join us.

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