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ISIS Attacks Plummet in West, but Threat Still Worries

Monday, October 1, 2018

New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Calllimachi talked with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview, while she was in Chicago to deliver the Georgie Anne Geyer Lecture at Dominican University on Tuesday, October 2. Callimachi, widely considered one of the world's foremost experts on international terrorism, discussed how she discovered thousands of pages of internal al-Qaeda documents in Timbuktu, Mali and what they revealed about the internal operations of the terrorist organization.

Callimachi's New York Times podcast, Caliphate, tracks the rise of ISIS.