The ISIS Apocalypse: The History, Strategy, and Doomsday Vision of the Islamic State
St. Martin's Publishing Group, 2015 M09 22 - 256 pages
The Islamic State is one of the most lethal and successful jihadist groups in modern history, surpassing even al-Qaeda. Thousands of its followers have marched across Syria and Iraq, subjugating millions, enslaving women, beheading captives, and daring anyone to stop them. Thousands more have spread terror beyond the Middle East under the Islamic State's black flag.
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Jihad. 5. Strategy. 6. Islamic Empire. 7. End of the world—Political aspects—Middle East. 8. Political messianism—Middle East. 9. Middle East—Politics and ...
This is not Bin Laden's jihad. In what follows, I will tell you why the Islamic State's jihad is different and why that difference matters.
“I understand now that people turn on CNN and see the flag associated with jihad, but that's not the intention of that flag at all.
Zarqawi himself arrived in June.17 By the end of August, his new group, Monotheism and Jihad, had bombed the Jordanian embassy and the United Nations ...
20 (Mujahidin, or “those who fight in a jihad,” is how jihadists refer to themselves.) Zarqawi knew he would be criticized as “hasty and rash,” “leading the ...
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Timely offering.The author is not a journalist, but a Brookings scholar. Good insights into Islamic history and culture. The author clearly rushed this into print and could have used a reasonable editor to help with organizing themes, chronology and word choice (fanboy?). Read full review
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