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 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;...
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4.8 stars from 14,420 ratings
I listen to a lot of podcasts, and this is one of the best so far. Hard to stomach at times, but so important, as it helps westerners like me understand the utter hell people have endured under ISIS rule. Heartbreaking and eye opening, I recommend for anyone wanting to educate themselves on the...
Matt Newell via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/17/19
A fascinating, well produced and meticulously researched look at terrorism that is a must-listen.
PictoPirate via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/16/19
So intriguing. I wanted more!
This series was hard to get into, but once in it, wow it was amazing! I binged listened it all in one go. Such wonderful story telling that was thought-provoking and really changed my views. Thanks for making an excellent quality podcast!
Chimuri via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 01/16/19
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Published 06/14/18
After three years in ISIS captivity, a young Yazidi girl returns to her family. Rukmini is there to witness it.
Published 06/14/18
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