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Caliphate

By The New York Times

Rank #9 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
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In the war on terror, who is it that we’re really fighting? “Caliphate” follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The New York Times, on her quest to understand ISIS. For more information about the series, visit nytimes.com/caliphate. This series includes disturbing language and scenes of graphic violence. Producer: Andy Mills; Reporters: Rukmini Callimachi and Andy Mills; Managing Producer: Larissa Anderson; Editors: Wendy Dorr and Larissa Anderson; Associate Producer: Asthaa Chaturvedi; Technical Director: Brad Fisher; Executive Producer, NYT Audio: Lisa Tobin; Editorial Director, NYT Audio: Samantha Henig; Assistant Managing Editor, NYT: Sam Dolnick; Music: William Brittelle, Andy Mills, Nate Henricks, Cliff Martinez, Brad Fisher, Taku Sugimoto and David Wingo

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In the war on terror, who is it that we’re really fighting? “Caliphate” follows Rukmini Callimachi, who covers terrorism for The New York Times, on her quest to understand ISIS. For more information about the series, visit nytimes.com/caliphate. This series includes disturbing language and scenes of graphic violence. Producer: Andy Mills; Reporters: Rukmini Callimachi and Andy Mills; Managing Producer: Larissa Anderson; Editors: Wendy Dorr and Larissa Anderson; Associate Producer: Asthaa Chaturvedi; Technical Director: Brad Fisher; Executive Producer, NYT Audio: Lisa Tobin; Editorial Director, NYT Audio: Samantha Henig; Assistant Managing Editor, NYT: Sam Dolnick; Music: William Brittelle, Andy Mills, Nate Henricks, Cliff Martinez, Brad Fisher, Taku Sugimoto and David Wingo

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Honest. Raw. Brutal.

By Dbfhnchnvxhbcbhcx123 - Dec 14 2018
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Honest. Raw. At times, hard to listen to... but even harder not to.

Best pod I have ever listened to

By JescaDrink - Dec 09 2018
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Binged in under 36 hours. Incredible production. Fascinating content. Well done!

iTunes Ratings

8383 Ratings
Average Ratings
7556
413
148
105
161

Honest. Raw. Brutal.

By Dbfhnchnvxhbcbhcx123 - Dec 14 2018
Read more

Honest. Raw. At times, hard to listen to... but even harder not to.

Best pod I have ever listened to

By JescaDrink - Dec 09 2018
Read more

Binged in under 36 hours. Incredible production. Fascinating content. Well done!

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Top 10 Episode of Caliphate

Rank #1: Chapter Six: Paper Trail

May 24 2018
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“Something was off.” Rukmini’s doubt fuels a quest to uncover the truth.

Rank #2: Chapter Seven: Mosul

May 31 2018
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What did ISIS leave behind as their hold on Mosul crumbled?

Rank #3: Chapter Eight: The Briefcase

Jun 07 2018
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We found a trove of secret documents after Mosul fell. It led us to the mother of an ISIS official.

Rank #4: Chapter Nine: Prisoners, Part Two

Jun 14 2018
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After three years in ISIS captivity, a young Yazidi girl returns to her family. Rukmini is there to witness it.

Rank #5: Chapter Five: The Heart

May 17 2018
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The recruit carried out the killing. Then he questioned everything.

Rank #6: Chapter Nine: Prisoners, Part One

Jun 14 2018
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Slavery was enmeshed in the theology of ISIS. Rukmini speaks to an ISIS detainee who challenges her to find the girl he enslaved. She does.

Rank #7: Chapter Ten: One Year Later

Jun 21 2018
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What does the future hold for the ISIS returnee who confessed to murder? And what does he believe now?

Rank #8: Chapter Four: Us vs. Them

May 10 2018
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A new recruit proves his worth and gets invited to a secret meeting.

Rank #9: Chapter Three: The Arrival

May 03 2018
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ISIS turns fantasy into reality for a new recruit.

Rank #10: Chapter Two: Recruitment

Apr 26 2018
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Who is it that ISIS appeals to, and how? Rukmini speaks with a former ISIS member about how and why he joined the fold.