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Under the black flag : at the frontier of the new jihad

Author: Sami M Moubayed
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Islamic State movement (ISIS/IS) burst onto the world stage in 2014. From its heartland in Syria, where it arose from the chaos of the Syrian Revolt, the organisation has expanded in ideology and membership and now poses a significant threat to the region, if not to the wider world. Sami Moubayed, a Beirut-based journalist who has been analysing Syria and the region for 20 years, has unrivalled access to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sami M Moubayed
ISBN: 9781784533083 1784533084
OCLC Number: 897883827
Description: xv, 240 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: All Rise for the Caliph --
Gentlemen to Jihadis --
The Islamic Rebound in Syria : 1982 --
2011 --
The Rise of Jabhat Al-Nusra --
The Jihadis of Iraq --
The Birth of Isis --
The House of Blood --
Foreign Jihadis --
Women in Isis --
Isis's Next Frontier.
Responsibility: Sami Moubayed.


The inside account of ISIS, including first-hand accounts and interviews.  Read more...
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'Sami Moubayed has written a must-read book. As a Syrian historian, Moubayed astutely explores the rise of the Islamic State first by tracking the historical origins of its ideology. He then smoothly Read more...

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