The Rise of Islamic State

The Rise of Islamic State

ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution

eBook - 2015
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Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements, especially ISIS, are starting to emerge. In military operations in June 2014 they were far more successful than Al Qaeda ever were, taking territory that reaches across borders and includes the city of Mosul. The reports of their military coordination and brutality are chilling. While they call for the formation of a new caliphate once again the West becomes a target. How could things have gone so badly wrong? In The Rise of Islamic State From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: London : Verso, 2015
ISBN: 9781784780494
1784780499
9781784780401
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Cockburn, Patrick 1950- Jihadis return

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