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Defeating ISIS : who they are, how they fight, what they believe / Malcolm Nance ; [foreword by Richard Engel].

Nance, Malcolm W., (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: xx, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
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Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 363.325 Nan 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781510711846
  • ISBN: 1510711848
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [442]-505) and index.
Contents: Who they are -- The old history of the new caliphate -- The ISIS claiphate's leadership and members -- The caliphate organizational structure -- Where they are -- ISIS in the levant -- ISIS in North Africa -- ISIS in WEst Africa: Boko Haram -- ISIS in Europe, North America, and Australia -- ISIS in Afghanistan, the Gulf States, Arabian Peninsula, and Asia -- What they believe -- Shade of swords: the ISIS war to destroy Islam -- A cult of jihad: the context of the ISIS war to destroy Islam -- Life and death in the 'Islamic State' -- Punisments, violence, and police state controls -- Paying for the apocalypse: ISIS financial mechanisms -- ISIS cultural cleansing: the precursor to ethnic cleansing and genocide -- How they fight -- Global strategy of ISIS -- The weapons of ISIS -- ISIS in battle and terror -- Abduction, hostage environment, and rescue -- ISIS social media: 'Our life in the thrill kill cult' -- Defeating ISIS.
Summary: Offers an examination of the ISIS terrorist organization, looking at the group's origin, ideology, propaganda, organization, and tactics, and offers steps for defeating it.
Authors: Engel, Richard, 1973- (writer of foreword.).
Citation: Nance, Malcolm W. "Defeating ISIS : who they are, how they fight, what they believe." New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2016.

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