By Hussein Solomon

ISBN-10: 3319307185

ISBN-13: 9783319307183

ISBN-10: 3319307193

ISBN-13: 9783319307190

This publication analyzes the origins and organizational constitution of Islamic country (IS), studying its army triumphs and luck in securing new recruits through social media. From its base in Iraq and Syria, IS has unfold globally with 17 local associates from Indonesia to Nigeria and sleeper cells in a minimum of 60 nations, able to atrocities just like the Paris assault. to appreciate the specter of IS, this booklet explores its organizational constitution and underlying ideology, and implications for Western efforts to assault the management of IS. The methods IS has grown through speedily adapting its army procedure, constructing inventive types of investment and efforts to win hearts and minds of locals are pointed out. the writer highlights how the competing person nationwide pursuits among the Western army alliance and native companions have served to reinforce IS. With its ideology spreading ever additional, this e-book warns of the looming violent disagreement among democratic and Islamist forces. This quantity speaks to lecturers in diplomacy, defense stories and strategic reviews, policy-makers and parties.

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He had this to say: “[F]orce may be used, in fact should be used to prevent people from doing wrong. ”12 Can policy-makers not witness the ideology of Wahhab and Maududi when IS beheads Coptic Christians, destroys Muslim Sufi shrines, or executes members of the Yazidi community? Similarly, when 24-year-old Mohammed 44 ISLAMIC STATE AND THE COMING GLOBAL CONFRONTATION Youssef Abdulazeez killed four US Marines and a US Navy petty officer in Chattanooga on July 16, 2015, in an IS-inspired terrorist act, he justified this by quoting various Islamic verses justifying the action.

S. than Al Qaeda,” LA Times. Last modified, July 22, 2015. Date accessed: July 28, 2015. html. Gordon and Schmitt, op. cit. Ibid. Ben Hubbard, “Offering services, IS Digs in Deeper in Seized Territories,” The New York Times. Last modified, June 16, 2015. Date accessed: June 17, 2015. com/2015/06/17/ world/middleeast/offering-services-IS-ensconces-itself. Al-Tamimi, “The Evolution in Islamic State Administration: The Documentary Evidence,” op. cit. Barnard and Arango, “Using Violence and Persuasion, IS Makes Political Gains,” op.

Org/5331/many-muslims-support-IS. Ibid. Von Drehle, op.  18. Kimiko de Freyas-Tamura, “Junaid Hussain, IS Recruiter, Reported Killed in Airstrike,” The New York Times. Last modified, August 27, 2015. Date accessed: August 31, 2015. com/2015/08/28/ world/middleeast/junaid-hussain-islamic-state-recruiter. Atwan, “When it comes to ‘Islamic State,’ the West just doesn’t get it,” op. cit. 36 ISLAMIC STATE AND THE COMING GLOBAL CONFRONTATION 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77.

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