Joby Warrick

in Goldsboro, North Carolina, The United States
August 04, 1960

Joby Warrick (born August 4, 1960) is an American journalist who has won multiple Pulitzer Prizes. He began working for The Washington Post in 1996, writing about the Middle East, diplomacy and national security. He has also covered the intelligence community, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) proliferation and the environment, and served as a member of the Post’s investigative unit.

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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

4.35 avg rating — 8,790 ratings — published 2015 — 32 editions
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The Triple Agent: The al-Qa...

4.06 avg rating — 2,475 ratings — published 2011 — 15 editions
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“Bloodthirsty fanatics who regarded all Western inventions and practices as works of the devil, they saw themselves as divinely appointed to purify the region by slaughtering all who allied with foreigners or deviated from their narrow vision of Islam.”
Joby Warrick, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

“In deciding to use the unsung Zarqawi as an excuse for launching a new front in the war against terrorism, the White House had managed to launch the career of one of the century’s great terrorists.”
Joby Warrick, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

“Iraq’s secular regime persecuted and killed Islamic extremists, and al-Qaeda’s leaders abhorred the Iraqi dictator. The distrust was too great to allow even the most rudimentary cooperation.”
Joby Warrick, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS

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