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Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart

Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart
This is a story unlike any we have previously published. It is much longer than the typical New York Times Magazine feature story; in print, it occupies an entire issue. The product of some 18 months of reporting, it tells the story of the catastrophe that has fractured the Arab world since the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago, leading to the rise of ISIS and the global refugee crisis. The geography of this catastrophe is broad and its causes are many, but its consequences — war and uncertainty throughout the world — are familiar to us all. Scott Anderson’s story gives the reader a visceral sense of how it all unfolded, through the eyes of six characters in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan. It is unprecedented for us to focus so much energy and attention on a single story, and to ask our readers to do the same. We’re saving your reading progress so you can pick up where you left off later. You can log in to save your progress or resume reading where you left off. Preface

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