The Resource Jihad academy: : the rise of Islamic State, Nicolas Hénin, (eaudio)

Jihad academy: : the rise of Islamic State, Nicolas Hénin, (eaudio)

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Jihad academy: : the rise of Islamic State
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Jihad academy:
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the rise of Islamic State
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Nicolas Hénin
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eng
Summary
A former Islamic State hostage and veteran Middle East journalist explores misperceptions of Islamic State and their consequences. For more than a decade, French journalist Nicolas H<U+00da>nin has reported from the front lines of conflict in the Middle East, much of his time spent in Iraq and Syria. He witnessed the events leading to the rise of Islamic State, and in June 2013, he was himself captured by IS and spent ten months in captivity with James Foley and others who were beheaded soon after H<U+00da>nin was released. Those barbarities and the first strikes against Islamic State prompted H<U+00da>nin to present in Jihad Academy what he knows IS to be, in contrast to the misperceptions he sees perpetuated on an ongoing basis. H<U+00da>nin sees Islamic State as a political entity, having arisen out of a sense of injustice and lack of hope and as the natural result of the Western inability to support Syrian democracy activists. The West, however, sees IS only as a terrorist organization, ignoring its political message and goals; by doing so, we act as a recruitment agent for Islamic State and largely overlook the greatest victims of IS violence: civilians on the ground. IS will only be ultimately defeated, he argues, by the people of the region, just as others have overthrown groups that practiced political violence on their people. Jihad Academy is a fresh and powerful assessment by a writer with the perspective of a historian, the passion of a journalist long committed to the region, and the credibility of someone who has witnessed terrorism firsthand. H<U+00da>nin's is an important new voice in the ongoing debate about our role in the Middle East
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Hénin, Nicolas
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Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
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  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
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IS (Organization)
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Jihad academy: : the rise of Islamic State, Nicolas Hénin, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 28 min.))
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9781504723527
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MWT11578154
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11578154
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MWT11578154
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Jihad academy: : the rise of Islamic State, Nicolas Hénin, (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 28 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781504723527
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11578154
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11578154
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MWT11578154
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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