How to Understand ISIS
Malise Ruthven
‘The New Arab Wars’ by Marc Lynch and ‘ISIS: A History’ by Fawaz Gerges
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The New Arab Wars: Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East
by Marc Lynch
PublicAffairs, 284 pp., $26.99
ISIS: A History
by Fawaz A. Gerges
Princeton University Press, 368 pp., $27.95
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Malise Ruthven
Malise Ruthven is the author of Islam in the World and 
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