The Syrian jihad

Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the evolution of an insurgency by Charles R. Lister

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Subjects:

  • Qaida (Organization),
  • Jabhat al-Nusra (Organization),
  • Opposition (Political science),
  • Insurgency,
  • Religious aspects,
  • IS (Organization),
  • Jihad,
  • Islam and state,
  • Terrorism,
  • Islam,
  • History

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Assesses and explains the emergence since 2011 of Sunni jihadist organizations in Syria"s fledgling insurgency, charts their evolution and situates them within the global Islamist project.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-454) and index.

StatementCharles R. Lister
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS98.6 .L57 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 500 pages
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27202754M
ISBN 100190462477
ISBN 109780190462475
OCLC/WorldCa993273601, 936359964

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Lister’s book-length study The Syrian Jihad: Al Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency, on the other hand, focuses on those militias, from the Syrian Salafist to the. The Middle East Institute (MEI) is pleased to announce the U.S. launch of the latest book by terrorism expert and Middle East Institute Resident Fellow Charles Lister, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State, and the Evolution of an Insurgency (Oxford University Press, ).

In the book, Lister assesses and explains the emergence of Sunni jihadist movements within Syria’s fledgling. Based on years of research and hundreds of interviews with Syrian insurgents, including (and at some personal risk) interviews with militant jihadis, the book tracks the story as the Arab Spring protests transformed into revolution, into civil war, and into the proxy war of today.

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Unprecedented numbers of foreign fighters have joined such. The Syrian Jihad Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency Charles R. Lister. The Syrian Civil War in all its ghastly twists and turns, from initial optimism to barrel-bombing and the rise of Islamic State, are among the subjects covered in Lister's definitive account.

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The focus of Charles Lister’s The Syrian Jihad is there in the book’s title. Lister zeroes in on the evolution of the jihadist trend within the Syrian insurgency, principally Jabhat al-Nusrah and the self-proclaimed Islamic State, but also the revisionist-jihadist Ahrar al-Sham and an assortment of smaller jihadist splinters.

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Unprecedented numbers of foreign fighters have joined such .Praise For Two Sisters: A Father, His Daughters, and Their Journey into the Syrian Jihad Book of the Week, The Times One of Elle's Best Books of (so far!) "Two Sisters is a modern tragedy. And a universal one — the sisters, like any other young person, were seeking purpose and meaning.".Lister will be discussing his new book, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency which was published in the UK in November (Hurst Publishers) and in the U.S.

on 1 February (Oxford University Press). He is also the author of Profiling the Islamic State (Brookings Institution Press, ).