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From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists

Human Resources of Non-State Armed Groups (Causes and Consequences of Terrorism)

Vera Mironova

At the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, thousands of pro-democracy rebel groups spontaneously formed to fight the Assad regime. Years later, the revolution was unrecognizable as rebel opposition forces had merged into three major groups: Jabhat al-Nusra, Ahrar al Sham, and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Why did these three groups ...
Publish Date
2019-06-17T00:00:00.000Z
2019-06-17T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.5
ISBN
9780190939762
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2019-09-24T14:30:15.000Z
This book by @vera_mironov on personnel management in Syrian rebel groups is terrific; here is rigorous social science combined with incredible fieldwork. And it looks great against the background of a Hezbollah flag!      source