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Graeme Wood

Graeme Wood appears in the following:

Understanding ISIS, To Learn How to Defeat It

Monday, February 23, 2015

Graeme Wood, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, discusses the motivations and strategic goals of ISIS.

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At the Heart of ISIS, a Battle Over Islam

Monday, February 23, 2015

A new article in The Atlantic argues that the U.S. can't effectively fight ISIS unless we understand the group's adherence to Islam, but critics say ISIS fighters aren't true Muslims. 

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Scrub-A-Dub-Dub the Web

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Graeme Wood, contributor to New York Magazine and Atlantic Monthly, explains how a college classmate scrubbed his online record clean and the "black-ops" tools available.

 

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Using Anthropology to Understand Consumers

Friday, February 22, 2013

Graeme Wood discusses how companies have started using social scientists to probe the deepest needs, fears, and desires of consumers. He’s joined by Min Lieskovsky, who specializes in ethnographic research. Graeme Wood’s article “Anthropology Inc.” is in the March 2013 issue of The Atlantic.

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Prison Without Walls

Monday, August 23, 2010

Atlantic magazine contributing editor Graeme Wood explores the radical idea of turning prisons inside out, with convicts released into society under constant electronic surveillance. His article “Prison Without Walls” is in the September issue of The Atlantic.

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Underreported: Limbo States

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Places like Iraqi Kurdistan, Somaliland, and The Republic of Abkhazian may not have a seat at the UN or show up on many maps, but they still act like quasi-countries in the hopes of one day becoming independent. On today’s Underreported segment we’ll look at some of these ...

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Underreported: Geo-Engineering and Global Warming

Thursday, August 13, 2009

As the threat of Global Warming grows more urgent, some scientists are looking at ways to change the climate through geo-engineering. Proposals include everything from sulfur-dioxide spewing zeppelins to simply blocking out the sun. The only catch is that most of these technologies come with dangerous and extremely undesirable side ...

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