The New York Times
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; Editorial Director, NYT Audio: Samantha Henig; Assistant Managing Editor, NYT: Sam Dolnick; Music: William Brittelle, Andy Mills, Nate Henricks, Cliff Martinez, Brad Fisher, Taku Sugimoto and David Wingo

Best Caliphate Episodes

  • 1
    Caliphate • Apr 19th ’18Chapter One: The Reporter
  • 2
    Caliphate • May 3rd ’18Chapter Three: The Arrival
  • 3
    Caliphate • Apr 26th ’18Chapter Two: Recruitment
  • 4
    Caliphate • May 24th ’18Chapter Six: Paper Trail

Recent Posts

"Wow. This was quite a story and to now hear that the guy made it up, wow, just wow. "
"For those who listened to the Caliphate podcast, news came out a few days ago that Shehroze Chaudhry has arrested and charged with faking his involvement as an ISIS member. This episode, “Chapter 6”, laid out the facts & doubts of Chaudhry’s story. "