The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISIS

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Simon and Schuster, 2015 M08 24 - 384 pages
ISIS rocketed onto the world stage seemingly out of nowhere, beheading American hostages, bulldozing international borders, routing the American-trained Iraqi army, and carving out a new state that rules eight million people and a territory larger than the United Kingdom.

But who are they?

Where did ISIS come from, and how did they rise to power in so little time?

What is driving them—and how can they be stopped?

New York Times bestselling author Robert Spencer reveals the blood-drenched history and inner workings of the Islamic State—its military conquests, how it is financing its expansion, and the ideology that is driving its success.

As Spencer reveals, the Islamic State has taken the first steps on the path to becoming a serious world power—steps that Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda dreamed of but were afraid to take.

The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISIS is your one-stop easy reference for all you need to know about ISIS—and how "infidels" can stop its reign of terror.

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An ISIS Timeline
CHAPTER ONE Born of Blood and Slaughter
CHAPTER TWO ISIS Comes to America
CHAPTER FOUR How They Did Itand Whos Trying to Stop Them
CHAPTER FIVE Inside the Islamic State
What It Means and Why It Matters
CHAPTER SEVEN The Caliphates Bloody History
CHAPTER EIGHT Is the Islamic State Islamic? Is the Pope Catholic?
CHAPTER NINE On the Islamic States ToDo List Rome NonMuslims and the Final Showdown
CHAPTER TEN How to Defeat ISISand Why We Must

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Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad: Founder of the World’s Most Intolerant Religion, as well as eleven other books on Islam and terrorism, including Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West, Religion of Peace: Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn’t, Stealth Jihad: How Radical Islam Is Subverting America without Guns or Bombs, Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We’re In, and The Complete Infidel’s Guide to the Koran.

His articles on Islam and other topics have appeared in the New York Post, the Washington Times, the Dallas Morning News,, WorldNetDaily, Insight in the News, Human Events, National Review Online, and many other publications.

He has appeared on FOX News, CNN, PBS, and C-SPAN and numerous nationally syndicated radio shows, including Michael Savage’s Savage Nation, Laura Ingraham Show, The Michael Medved Show, The Jim Bohannon Show, the BBC, and Vatican Radio discussing jihad, Islam, and terrorism.

Spencer has studied Islamic theology, law, and history for more than 25 years and has trained the FBI and other government officials on the threats of Jihad in America.

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