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The Resource Counter jihad : America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, Brian Glyn Williams

Counter jihad : America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, Brian Glyn Williams

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Counter jihad : America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria
Title
Counter jihad
Title remainder
America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria
Statement of responsibility
Brian Glyn Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Counter Jihad is the first history of America's military operations against radical Islamists, from the Taliban-controlled Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan, to the Sunni Triangle of Iraq, to ISIS's headquarters in the deserts of central Syria, giving both generalists and specialists an overview of events that were followed by millions but understood by few. Williams provides the missing historical context for the rise of the terror group ISIS out of the ashes of Saddam Hussein's secular Baathist Iraq, arguing that it is only by carefully exploring the recent past that can we understand how this jihadist group came to conquer an area larger than Britain and spread havoc from Syria to Paris to San Bernardino"--From publisher website
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Cataloging source
PU/DLC
Dewey number
973.931
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E897
LC item number
.W55 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Haney Foundation series
Label
Counter jihad : America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, Brian Glyn Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Planting the Seeds for a Global Conflict -- 2. America Goes to War in Afghanistan -- 3. Hype: Selling the War on Iraq to the American People -- 4. The Invasion and Occupation of Iraq -- 5. Remembering the "Forgotten War" in Afghanistan -- The New War on ISIS
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 367 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812248678
Lccn
2016048014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945950057
  • 1258686
  • (OCoLC)ocn945950057
  • 1258686
Label
Counter jihad : America's military experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, Brian Glyn Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Planting the Seeds for a Global Conflict -- 2. America Goes to War in Afghanistan -- 3. Hype: Selling the War on Iraq to the American People -- 4. The Invasion and Occupation of Iraq -- 5. Remembering the "Forgotten War" in Afghanistan -- The New War on ISIS
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 367 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812248678
Lccn
2016048014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)945950057
  • 1258686
  • (OCoLC)ocn945950057
  • 1258686

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