Tuesday, February 3
The Political Scene: The Evolution of Islamic Extremism
"On this week’s Political Scene podcast, the New Yorker staff writer Jon Lee Anderson joins host Dorothy Wickenden to talk about the current status of the war against Islamic radicalism. The two discuss the ways in which terrorism is expanding across the Middle East, the dystopian vision of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), and the limited impact of ISIS’s defeat in the Syrian town of Kobani. ... You can listen to the full episode in the stream above. You can also subscribe to the podcast for free on iTunes or via RSS. Listen to the latest episodes of all New Yorker podcasts here."
New Yorker (Video)
2014 August: The Islamic State, 2014 September: How ISIS Works.