In: Politics


September 11, 2001, was just a single point in an ongoing trend. Terrorism takes many different forms: religious fundamentalism, political extremism from the right or the left, bombings, shootings, stabbings, or cyber attacks on critical infrastructure.These summaries will tell you all about it.


9 Book
Kathleen Belew and Ramon Gutierrez
UC Press, 2021
10 Book

The Only Plane in the Sky

An Oral History of 9/11
Garrett M. Graff
Avid Reader Press, 2019
8 Book
Thomas L. Friedman
FSG, 1995
6 Book

The End of Faith

Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason
Sam Harris
W.W. Norton, 2004
8 Book

Culture Warlords

My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy
Talia Lavin
Legacy Lit, 2020
8 Podcast
Ezra Klein and Spencer Ackerman
The New York Times, 2021

The Storm Is Upon Us

How QAnon Became a Movement, Cult, and Conspiracy Theory of Everything
Mike Rothschild
Melville House, 2021
7 Book


Mobilization and Power
Aurélie Daher
Oxford UP, 2018
9 Book

The Age of Jihad

Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East
Patrick Cockburn
Verso Books, 2016
7 Book

Jihad & Co.

Black Markets and Islamist Power
Aisha Ahmad
Oxford UP, 2017
8 Book
Seymour M. Hersh
Verso Books, 2016
9 Book

And Then All Hell Broke Loose

Two Decades in the Middle East
Richard Engel
Simon & Schuster, 2016