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Scott Atran. 16 July 16. ISIS: The Durability of Chaos.  The New York Review of Books.

Bruce Bower.  23 June 2016.  New studies explore why ordinary people turn terrorist.  ScienceNews.

Geraldine Doogue interviews Artis Fellow Nafees Hamid to understand how extremists are likely to be radicalised.

Doogue, Geraldine. 17 June 2016. The social network: predicting extremism. Saturday Extra. Australian National Radio.

Scott Malcomson. 16 June 2016.  Getting to Know the Enemy: Scott Atran’s Frontline Science.  International Peace & Security Programs – Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Voice of a Frontline Researcher & Anthropologist – Scott Atran.  May 13, 2016.  On Violent Extremism.  CSIS Podcast.

For this session, Shannon N. Green sits down with anthropologist and frontline researcher Scott Atran. During the conversation, Scott shares his unique insight into what binds extremists together, the appeal of extremism, and what it will take to effectively counter violent extremist organizations.

L’anthropologue estime qu’il faut comprendre les terroristes pour les combattre. TV5 Monde (“Scott Atran” interview with P. Simonin, 29 April 2016).

Artis fellow Ximena Lois with Mapuche Shaman Machi Paola Aroca Cayunao in Chile.

Artis fellow Ximena Lois with Mapuche Shaman Machi Paola Aroca Cayunao in Chile.

Sheikh, Hammad, Ángel Gómez, and Scott Atran. 23 May 2016. Empirical Evidence for the Devoted Actor Model. Current Anthropology.

Scott Atran. 22 Mayis 2016.  IŞİD bir devrimdir. Çeviri: Haldun Bayrı. MEDYASCOPE.TV.  [2 Şubat 2016. L’Etat islamique est une révolution, par Scott Atran Le Nouvel Observateur.]

An unorthodox anthropologist goes face to face with ISIS. Is the payoff worth the peril?

Bartlett, T. The Road to ISIS. (20 May 2016). The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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