How could things have gone so badly wrong? Writing with customary calmness and clarity, and drawing on unrivaled experience as a reporter in the region, Cockburn analyzes the unfolding of one of the West's greatest foreign policy debacles and the rise of the new jihadis.
©2014 Patrick Cockburn (P)2015 Audible, Inc.
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"An insightful introduction in a small package"
For a small investment of time and money, I got a good view of who is in ISIS, and where they came from (territorially and historically). Questions are answered, for example, where did they get their military prowess? Also correspondingly, what went wrong on the other side in places like Mosul, in which a superior (in numbers and equipment) Iraqi national military force fled and the place fell like ripe fruit into ISIS's hands?
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