Program 463: Understanding ISIS; The War Reporter

Release Date: 11-12-2016


A leading international expert on terrorism, Loretta Napoleoni, tells us what she's learned about ISIS and their battlegrounds in the Middle East. Also, retired war reporter Martin Fletcher discusses his novel about what might have happened differently in Bosnia in the 1990s.


  • Loretta Napoleoni, author of "The Islamist State," "Merchants of Men," "Terror Incorporated," and other related titles (Seven Stories Press)
  • Retired foreign correspondent Martin Fletcher, author of "The War Reporter" (Thomas Dunne Books)

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Program Extras

More with Martin Fletcher - More with foreign correspondent Martin Fletcher, who covered the Balkan Wars in the 1990s for NBC-TV. A caller from British Columbia asks why there are still more signs of the war in Bosnia-Herzogovina than in Croatia, and notes that he found Bosnia to be a worthwhile destination on a recent trip. They explore how the reconciliation of former enemies, as in the former Yugoslavia, might provide a model for peaceful co-existence between Israelis and Palestinians. (runs 7:59)