The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Abdel Bari Atwan talked about his book, Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate, about the rise of ISIS* and the methods the organization has used to take over much of Syria and Iraq. He also talked about the rivalry between ISIS and al-Qaeda. During this event, Abdel Bari Atwan, who joined from London via Skype, was interviewed by Fred Lawson, professor of government at Mills College in Oakland, California.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close
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Abdel Bari Atwan Editor-in-Chief (Former) Al-Quds al-Arabi
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