Anand Gopal
  • Anand Gopal is a fellow at The Nation Institute, a journalist covering the Middle East, and a scholar studying political violence. His reporting on Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic, and elsewhere. He is the author of No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes.

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Featured Work
  • The Uncounted
  • Hailed as the most precise air campaign in history, the U.S.-led battle against ISIS is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged.

  • Why Do They Do It?
  • Two recent books represent the best of ISIS lit—and it’s nowhere near good enough.

  • The Hell After ISIS
  • Even as the militant group loses ground in Iraq, many Sunnis say they have no hope for peace. One family’s story shows why.