Publisher’s description The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and what does it portend for[…]
Publisher’s description Since September 11, Al Qaeda has been portrayed as an Islamist front united in armed struggle, or jihad, against the Christian West. However, as the historian and commentator[…]
This book argues that disappointments in national-level struggles across the Muslim world inspired the rise of Al-Qa’ida.