Mike Giglio is a staff writer at The Atlantic in Washington, DC. He focuses on intelligence and national security and has reported extensively on the conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.

His new book, Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate, is based on in-depth reporting with protagonists on all sides of the conflict.


Mike spent five years based in Istanbul as a correspondent for Newsweek and BuzzFeed. His work has twice been a finalist for the Livingston Award and has won the Arthur F. Burns Prize. He is a graduate of Davidson College and native of New York.


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