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We are pleased to announce the Penn Press book release of Whether to Kill: The Cognitive Maps of Violent and Nonviolent Individuals by Stephanie Dornschneider, Young Investigator at Artis.
Luis Quevado interviews Scott Atran about the Islamic State for El Mundo, November 30, 2015.
Anthropologist Scott Atran explains the revolutionary context of the Islamic State – as a dynamic startup nation, an attractor of the aggrieved, and an existential challenge to Enlightenment ideals of human rights and the secular state – and warns that Western governments are giving ISIS exactly the chaos it needs to grow. Interview by Chuck…
Scott Atran speaks to the motivations and backgrounds of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) at the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee meeting on November 24.
Ross Douthat discusses ISIS, and the West’s response, referencing Artis fellows’ NYRB piece.