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America's war against global jihad : past, present, and future

Author: William R Nester
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes America's crusade against Jihadism. It addresses the successes and failures of Washington's counter-Jihadist strategy before and after September 11, and explores whether the United States should stay the course or cut its losses in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nester, William R., 1956-
America's war against global jihad.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018003497
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Nester
ISBN: 9781498575300 1498575307 9781498575324 1498575323
OCLC Number: 1021054922
Description: xiii, 389 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The ways of war --
The Islamic way of war to 9/11 --
The American way of war to 9/11 --
Revolution and counter-revolution --
Terrorism and counter-terrorism --
The primary fronts --
Afghanistan and Pakistan --
Iraq and Syria --
The secondary fronts --
Hezbollah and Iran --
Hamas and Israel --
The Arab Spring and fall --
Jihad and the wider Muslim world --
The ways ahead --
Global jihad --
Nightmares and dawns.
Responsibility: William Nester.

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