in keeping with huge box study and unique interviews with IS insiders, Islamic State outlines the group's management constitution, in addition to its recommendations, strategies, and numerous equipment of recruitment. Atwan strains the Salafi-jihadi lineage of IS, its ideological adjustments with al Qaeda and the lethal competition that has emerged among their leaders. He additionally exhibits how the group's quick progress has been facilitated through its masterful command of social media structures, the "dark web," Hollywood blockbuster-style movies, or even jihadi laptop video games, generating a robust paradox the place the goals of the center a while have reemerged in cyberspace.
As Islamic nation maintains to dominate the world's media headlines with bad acts of ruthless violence, Atwan considers the movement's probabilities of survival and growth and gives crucial insights on power executive responses to comprise the IS threat.
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