The Islamic state we knew : insights before the resurgence and their implications

"The group calling itself the Islamic State poses a grave threat, not just to Iraq and Syria but to the region more broadly and to the United States and its global coalition partners. A deadly and adaptive foe, the Islamic State seemed to come out of nowhere in June 2014, when it conquered Mosu...

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Main Authors: Shatz, Howard J., Johnson, Erin-Elizabeth (Author)
Corporate Author: Rand Corporation
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. RAND [2015]©2015, 2015
Series:Research report
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 20-23)