Jihadi Archipelago: Blood and joy in the Islamic State.

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 Mertz on This is Hell!  WNUR