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The rise of Islamic state : ISIS and the new Sunni revolution, Patrick Cockburn

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The rise of Islamic state : ISIS and the new Sunni revolution
Title
The rise of Islamic state
Title remainder
ISIS and the new Sunni revolution
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Patrick Cockburn
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Language
eng
Summary
"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, Cockburn analyzes the reasons for the unfolding of US and the West's greatest foreign policy debacle and the impact that it has on the war-torn and volatile Middle East"--
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1950-
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Cockburn, Patrick
Dewey number
956.05/4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • IS (Organization)
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Middle East
  • HISTORY / Military / Iraq War (2003-)
  • IS (Organization)
  • IS (Organization)
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Political science
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Middle East
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
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The rise of Islamic state : ISIS and the new Sunni revolution, Patrick Cockburn
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Copyright
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  • "First published under the title The Jihadis return by OR Books, New York and London, 2014"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Preface : the hundred days -- The rise of ISIS -- The Battle of Mosul -- In denial -- Jihadis on the march -- The Sunni resurgence in Iraq -- Jihadis hijack the Syria uprising -- Saudi Arabia Tries to Pull Back -- If It Bleeds It Leads -- Shock and War
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ocn886745941
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xx, 172 pages
Isbn
9781784780401
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014041837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o886745941
  • (OCoLC)886745941
Label
The rise of Islamic state : ISIS and the new Sunni revolution, Patrick Cockburn
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First published under the title The Jihadis return by OR Books, New York and London, 2014"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : the hundred days -- The rise of ISIS -- The Battle of Mosul -- In denial -- Jihadis on the march -- The Sunni resurgence in Iraq -- Jihadis hijack the Syria uprising -- Saudi Arabia Tries to Pull Back -- If It Bleeds It Leads -- Shock and War
Control code
ocn886745941
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xx, 172 pages
Isbn
9781784780401
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014041837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o886745941
  • (OCoLC)886745941

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