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The Resource Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror : a primer, by Phyllis Bennis

Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror : a primer, by Phyllis Bennis

Label
Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror : a primer
Title
Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror
Title remainder
a primer
Statement of responsibility
by Phyllis Bennis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This introductory text answers basic questions about the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the new global war on terror, with the aim of helping readers change the discourse focused on war and implement alternative strategies. It explains terrorism, the consequences of the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, the response in Iraq to US occupation, the Sunni Awakening, the origins of ISIS, how the US invasion of Iraq affected the growth of ISIS, the role of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the motives and causes of the tactic of public execution, the beliefs of ISIS, Wahhabism, how ISIS is financed, the role of women in the organization, why people from foreign countries are joining it, how Obama's war on terror differs from Bush's, the effectiveness of Obama's strategies, the return of troops to Syria and Iraq, the role of drones, the war in Syria, the Arab Spring, and the role of Saudi Arabia, Iran, oil, the Kurds, and the United Nations, as well as alternatives to war with ISIS, and other topics
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bennis, Phyllis
Dewey number
363.325
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6433.I722
LC item number
B46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • IS (Organization)
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
Label
Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror : a primer, by Phyllis Bennis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-215)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The global war on terror -- ISIS -- The new global war on terror -- The Syrian war in the global war on terror -- The Arab spring -- In the region and the world -- Looking forward
Control code
sky275224456
Dimensions
21cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
vii, 215 pages
Isbn
9781566560948
Lccn
2015019295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
kp 10/15
Label
Understanding ISIS and the new global war on terror : a primer, by Phyllis Bennis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-215)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The global war on terror -- ISIS -- The new global war on terror -- The Syrian war in the global war on terror -- The Arab spring -- In the region and the world -- Looking forward
Control code
sky275224456
Dimensions
21cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
vii, 215 pages
Isbn
9781566560948
Lccn
2015019295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
kp 10/15

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