Bobby Ghosh is the Managing Editor at Quartz.

Why you should listen

Bobby Ghosh was the longest serving print journalist in Iraq until he left in 2007 to become Time's World Editor. Formerly an editor-at-large for Time, his work encompasses his broad interests, from restaurant reviews to an extended interview with Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi for his latest cover story. He recently went on patrol in Yemen to view what many hope is the end of the transnational al-Qaeda movement. Ghosh is now the Managing Editor of Quartz.

To explore more of the ideas in Ghosh's talk, read his recent essay for Time Worldwide: "11 Years After 9/11, the Holy World War Is Over and All Jihad is Local" >>

 

Bobby Ghosh’s TED talk

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An uphill battle to reclaim “jihad”: A Q&A with Bobby Ghosh

December 12, 2012

TIME Editor-at-Large Bobby Ghosh covers global affairs and the Middle East. For five years he served as the magazine’s Baghdad bureau chief and, by the end of his tenure, was the longest serving print journalist in Iraq. Most recently Ghosh wrote a cover story on Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, arguably the most important man in […]

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7 fascinating talks on better understanding Islam

December 3, 2012

The core mystical moment of Islam took place in the year 610, or “half the world and almost half of history away,” as Lesley Hazleton, biographer of Muhammad, puts it. On a hot desert night, this previously ordinary man received the first revelation of the Koran on a mountain outside Mecca. “What struck me even […]

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Quotes from Bobby Ghosh

Who killed Osama bin Laden? The SEAL Team Six. Who killed bin Ladenism? Al Jazeera.
Bobby Ghosh
TEDxGeorgetown • 518K views Dec 2012
Informative, Persuasive
Disengagement is not an option, because if you let local jihad survive, it becomes international jihad.
Bobby Ghosh
TEDxGeorgetown • 518K views Dec 2012
Informative, Persuasive
[Bin Laden] probably thought 9/11 was his greatest achievement. In reality, it was the beginning of the end for him. He killed 3,000 innocent people, and that filled the Muslim world with horror and revulsion.
Bobby Ghosh
TEDxGeorgetown • 518K views Dec 2012
Informative, Persuasive