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Isis : inside the army of terror / Michael Weiss, Hassan Hassan.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 303.625 WEISS 2016 (Text) 39206021243603 NonFiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 303.62 WEIS (Text) 38650833425505 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682450208 (hbk)
  • ISBN: 1682450201 (hbk)
  • ISBN: 9781682450291 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 1682450295 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 411 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Second edition ; revised and updated.
  • Publisher: New York : Regan Arts, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Hardcover edition has a map on the endpapers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- 1.Founding father : Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi's jihad -- 2.Sheikh of the slaughterers : Al-Zarqawi and Al-Qaeda in Iraq -- 3.The management of savagery : birth of the Islamic State of Iraq -- 4.Agents of chaos : Iran and Al-Qaeda -- 5.The awakening : Iraqis turn on ISI -- 6.Withdrawal symptoms : ISI and Maliki wait out the United States -- 7.Assad's proxy : Syria and Al-Qaeda -- 8.Rebirth : Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi takes over-- 9.Revolution betrayed : jihad comes to Syria --10.Divorce : Al-Qaeda splits from Isis -- 11.Converts and "five-star jihadists" : the management of hype -- 12.From Twitter to Dabiq : recruiting the new mujahidin --13.Shakedown of the sheikhs : ISIS co-opts the tribes -- 14.Al-Dawla : the Islamic "state" sleeper cells | 15.Loyalty and disloyalty : Isis ideology in theory and practice -- 16.Back to Irag : Isis comes home -- 17.At war in Syria : remaing, if not expanding -- 18."we will conquer your Rome" : a year of Isis terrorism -- 19.Confessions of an Isis spy : a meeting in Istanbul --Epilogue --Notes --Acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
In ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror, Syrian journalist Hassan Hassan and American analyst Michael Weiss explain how the terrorists of ISIS evolved from a nearly defeated insurgent group into a jihadi army--armed with American military hardware and the capability to administer a functioning state. Weiss and Hassan, who have both been on the frontlines of the Syrian revolution, have interviewed dozens of experts, American military and intelligence officials, and ISIS fighters to paint the first comprehensive picture of the rise and expansion of America's most formidable terrorist enemy.
Subject: IS (Organization)
Terrorists > Iraq.
Terrorists > Syria.
Terrorism > Religious aspects > Islam.
Terrorism > Middle East.

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