Mike Giglio, ASU Future Security Fellow, is a journalist and writer focused on war, terrorism, and national security, as well as probing this divided American moment. He has reported from countries around the world and embedded extensively with local forces to cover the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine. For this fellowship, he will be focused on the growing influence of U.S. militant groups while exploring the ways that America’s post-9/11 wars are fueling both this militancy and the country's wider civic breakdown.
- The Forever Wars Are Coming Home: An essay for the Intercept on how the post-9/11 wars are fueling rising militancy in America and the country's political breakdown.
- The Secret Source at the Center of the Election Storm: A profile for the New Yorker explains how a decades-old conspiracy theory has helped to fuel Trump's attack on the 2020 election.
- Fear Thy Neighbor: A deep dive for This American Life about how an armed standoff in a small Vermont town reveals the fear and division of the moment.
- Inside the Pro-Trump Militant Group The Oath Keepers: An in-depth profile of the Oath Keepers, one of the largest militant groups in America, and its founder for the Atlantic.