❮Reading❯ ➼ The Rise of Islamic State ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution ➵ Author Patrick Cockburn – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Though capable of staging spectacular attacks like 911 jihadist organizations were not a significant force on the ground when they first became notorious in the shape of al aâida at the turn of cent Though capable of staging spectacular attacks of Islamic PDF/EPUB ê like jihadist organizations were not a significant force on the ground when they first became notorious in the shape of al aâida at The Rise MOBI :Ê the turn of century The Westâs initial successes in the invasion of Afghanistan weakened their support still furtherToday as renowned Middle East commentator Patrick Cockburn sets out in this explosive Rise of Islamic PDF ✓ new book thatâs all changed Exploiting the missteps of the Westâs wars in Afghanistan Ira and Libya as well as its misjudgments in relation to Syria and the uprisings of the Rise of Islamic State ISIS Epub / Arab Spring jihadist organizations of which ISIS is the most important are swiftly expanding They now control a geographical territory greater in size than Britain or Michigan stretching from the Sunni heartlands in the north and west of Ira through a broad swath of north east Syria On the back of their capture of Mosul and much of northern Ira in June the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al Baghdadi has been declared the head of a new caliphate that demands the allegiance of all MuslimsThe secular democratic politics that were supposedly at the fore of the Arab Spring have been buried by the return of the jihadis As the Islamic State announced by ISIS confronts its enemies the Rise of Islamic State ISIS Epub / West will once again become a target Cockburn cites an observer in southern Turkey interviewing Syrian jihadi rebels early in and finding that âwithout exception they all expressed enthusiasm for the attacks and hoped the same thing would happen in Europe as well as the USâHow could things have gone so badly wrong Writing in these pages with customary calmness and clarity and drawing on unrivaled experience as a reporter in the region Cockburn analyzes the unfolding of one of the Westâs greatest foreign policy debacles and the rise of the new jihadis.
- 150 pages
- The Rise of Islamic State ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution
- Patrick Cockburn
- 09 February 2014 Patrick Cockburn