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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6432.5 .I85 S74 2015 30775305484488 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062395542
  • ISBN: 0062395548
  • Physical Description: print
    xxii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ecco Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-370) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The rise and fall of Al Queda in Iraq -- The rise of ISIS -- From vanguard to smart mob -- The foreign fighters -- The message -- Jihad goes social -- The electronic brigades -- The AQ-ISIS war -- ISIS's psychological warfare -- The coming final battle? -- The state of terror.
Summary, etc.: "Two of America's leading experts on violent extremism and terrorism explain the genesis, evolution, and implications of today's most barbaric jihadist army, Islamic State--and how we can fight it"--
Subject: IS (Organization)
Terrorism Middle East
Terrorism Religious aspects Islam
Summary: "Two of America's leading experts on violent extremism and terrorism explain the genesis, evolution, and implications of today's most barbaric jihadist army, Islamic State--and how we can fight it"--
Though terrorist groups are a fixture of contemporary politics and warfare, the world has never witnessed the degree of sheer brutality demonstrated by the group known as ISIS-- the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Its sadistic disregard for human life, sophisticated use of social media, acquisition of territory, and ability to attract foreign fighters is unprecedented. Stern and Berger analyze the tools ISIS uses both to frighten innocent citizens and lure new soldiers, and offer practical ideas on potential government responses.
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