Rise, Birth and Defeat of Daesh

  • Gérard Chaliand, Prof. Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Kurdistan Helwer, Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Abstract

The originality of the organization called “Islamic State” is that it is quite different in its mode of operation from all the other jihadist movements, including the Al-Qaida. Its use of terror is particularly spectacular and meant to affect the public, Horror is not hidden but is part of their propaganda, just like terror is meant to paralyse. The following examines the rise and decline of this organization.

Author Biography

Gérard Chaliand, Prof., Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Kurdistan Helwer, Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Dr. Gerard Chaliandis an internationally recognized scholar, geopolitical strategist and adventurer. His area of expertise covers international and strategic relations with emphasis on irregular conflicts (guerrilla warfare, terrorism), in which he is viewed as one of the most reputable specialists and theoreticians. He has extensively published on these issues in France and internationally. His latest book Versunnouvelordre du monde? (Towards a New World Order) [In co-authorship with Gerard Jan], was published by Seuil, Paris in 2013.

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Chaliand, G. (2018, December 31). Rise, Birth and Defeat of Daesh. UKH Journal of Social Sciences, 2(2), 41-42. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25079/ukhjss.v2n2y2018.pp41-42
Section
Letters to Editor