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How realist is the depiction of ISIS in this first season of the Caliphate series? In this podcast, intelligence veteran and terrorism specialist Phil Gurski reviews Netflix Caliphate.
A review of Caliphate – Episode 7
Calle calls Fatima in panic and demands that she and her contacts help get Lisha out. Pervin is devastated by the fight with Husam.
A review of Caliphate – Episode 6
Fatima runs surveillance on Nadir to see if he can lead her to information that will confirm her suspicions. Fatima has arranged Pervin’s escape from Syria.
A review of Caliphate – Episode 5
Dolores calls Fatima with very upsetting information. Fatima is afraid that her phone is tapped and tells Dolores they should meet at her place.
A review of Caliphate – Episode 4
Ahmed, the colleague of Husam, is reported missing and Husam believes he has killed Ahmed.
A review of Caliphate – Episode 3
Fatima tries to convince her chief at the Security Service of the seriousness of the information she has received from Pervin, but is met with complete indifference. What’s going on?
A review of Caliphate – Episode 2
Fatima is going to help bring Pervin home from Syria, but she has a counter-demand. She asks Pervin to spy on her husband.