Graeme Wood
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The ideological core of ISIS

Books | How Salafi jihadism helped fuel the rapid rise of the terror group
by Graeme Wood
Posted 6/10/17, 10:14 am

Many books about the Islamic State (ISIS) focus on the group’s terrorism. Graeme Wood, after meeting influential ISIS adherents in Tokyo, Melbourne, London, and elsewhere, examines its ideological core in The Way of Strangers, a runner-up for WORLD’s 2016 Book of the Year in the Understanding the World category.

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