ISIS: The Essential Reference Guide

by
Brian L. Steedauthor

Brian L. Steed is an assistant professor of military history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who served three times in Iraq.

ISIS: The Essential Reference Guide

20191031

ABC-CLIO

Pages 360
Topics Al-Askari Mosque Bombing;Baghdadi, Abu Bakr al-;Boko Haram;Caliphate;Financing;Global War on Terror;Jihad;Kobani Massacre;Manchester Arena Bombing;Obama Doctrine;Paris Terrorist Attacks;Russian Airliner Bombing;Military History: Terrorism;Security Studies: Terrorism

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ISIS: The Essential Reference Guide

Author(s): Steed, Brian;
Contributors: Steed, Brian;
Abstract:

This illuminating work offers readers a comprehensive overview of ISIS, with more than 100 in-depth articles on a variety of topics related to the notorious terrorist group, and more than a dozen key primary source documents.


• Provides an important resource for understanding the historic and geopolitical background of the rise of ISIS

• Explains the reasoning behind the Islamic State's decisions and actions

• Offers readers material for understanding the key decisions that led to contemporary dysfunction in the Middle East

• Demonstrates how ISIS and affiliated extremist organizations use Islam as a primary recruiting and operational tool

SortTitle: isis: the essential reference guide
Keyword(s): Al-Askari Mosque Bombing; Baghdadi, Abu Bakr al-; Boko Haram; Caliphate; Financing; Global War on Terror; Jihad; Kobani Massacre; Manchester Arena Bombing; Obama Doctrine; Paris Terrorist Attacks; Russian Airliner Bombing; Military History: Terrorism; Security Studies: Terrorism
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Brian L. Steedauthor

Brian L. Steed is an assistant professor of military history at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who served three times in Iraq.

eISBN-13: 9781440864629
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440864612
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 360
Publication Date: 20191031