The Resource Isis: the terror nation, Loretta Napoleoni

Isis: the terror nation, Loretta Napoleoni

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Isis: the terror nation
Title
Isis: the terror nation
Statement of responsibility
Loretta Napoleoni
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From its birth in the late 1990s as the jihadist dream of terrorist leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the Islamic State (known by a variety of names, including ISIS, ISIL, and al Qaeda in Iraq) has grown into a massive enterprise, redrawing national borders across the Middle East and subjecting an area larger than the United Kingdom to its own vicious brand of Sharia law. In ISIS: The Terror Nation, world-renowned terrorism expert Loretta Napoleoni builds on her international best-selling The Islamic Phoenix, with new chapters on the Islamic State's recruitment of Western women, economic strategy, and recent terrorist attacks around the world. Napoleoni takes us beyond the headlines, demonstrating that while Western media portrays the Islamic State as little more than a gang of thugs on a winning streak, the organization is proposing a new model for nation building. Waging a traditional war of conquest to carve out the twenty-first-century version of the original Caliphate, ISIS uses modern technology to recruit and fundraise while engaging the local population in the day-to-day running of the new state. Rising from the ashes of failing jihadist enterprises, the Islamic State has shown a deep understanding of Middle Eastern politics, fully exploiting proxy war and shell-state tactics. This is not another terrorist network but a formidable enemy in tune with the new modernity of the current world disorder. As Napoleoni writes, "Ignoring these facts is more than misleading and superficial, it is dangerous. 'Know your enemy' remains the most important adage in the fight against terrorism."
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Napoleoni, Loretta
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Terrorism
Target audience
adult
Label
Isis: the terror nation, Loretta Napoleoni
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13357201
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609807269
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13357201
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13357201
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Isis: the terror nation, Loretta Napoleoni
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13357201
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609807269
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT13357201
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
13357201
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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