Co-founder, Artis International
Scott Atran is co-founder of Artis International and emeritus director of research at France’s National Center for Scientific Research; he also holds research positions at the University of Oxford and University of Michigan, and is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of Talking to the Enemy (2010) and In Gods We Trust (2002).
War and peace
The will to fight
Throughout history, the most effective combatants have powered to victory on commitment to core values and collective resolve
Alt-Right or jihad?
Unleashed by globalisation’s dark side and the collapse of communities, radical Islam and the alt-Right share a common cause
Values and beliefs
ISIS is a revolution
All world-altering revolutions are born in danger and death, brotherhood and joy. How can this one be stopped?