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The Resource Foundations of the Islamic State : management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010, Patrick B. Johnston, Jacob N. Shapiro, Howard J. Shatz, Benjamin Bahney, Danielle F. Jung, Patrick K. Ryan, Jonathan Wallace

Foundations of the Islamic State : management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010, Patrick B. Johnston, Jacob N. Shapiro, Howard J. Shatz, Benjamin Bahney, Danielle F. Jung, Patrick K. Ryan, Jonathan Wallace

Label
Foundations of the Islamic State : management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010
Title
Foundations of the Islamic State
Title remainder
management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010
Statement of responsibility
Patrick B. Johnston, Jacob N. Shapiro, Howard J. Shatz, Benjamin Bahney, Danielle F. Jung, Patrick K. Ryan, Jonathan Wallace
Title variation
Management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010
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Language
eng
Summary
"This report draws from more than 140 recently declassified documents to present a comprehensive examination of the organization, territorial designs, management, personnel policies, and finances of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI) and al-Qa'ida in Iraq (AQI), both predecessors of the Islamic State. These records paint a clear picture of ISI practices and standard operating procedures. Leadership consciously designed the organization not just to fight but also to build an Islamic state governed by the laws dictated by its strict Islamist ideology. An analysis of the Islamic State predecessor groups is more than a historical recounting. The lessons from examining the group's history are useful for setting expectations about the strengths and vulnerabilities of the Islamic State and its ability to combat its opponents, designing a coordinated and effective campaign against it, and understanding why it might be able to survive such an effort and sustain itself in the future, albeit perhaps at a lower level of threat. Defeating the Islamic State will require persistence. The record of counter-ISI operations from 2006 through 2010 shows that military action and political accommodation can work together to degrade the group substantially, if not defeat it"--Publisher description
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YDXCP
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Johnston, Patrick B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6433.I722
LC item number
I8544 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shapiro, Jacob N
  • Shatz, Howard J.
  • Bahney, Benjamin
  • Jung, Danielle F
  • Ryan, Patrick K
  • Wallace, Jonathan
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
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  • IS (Organization)
  • IS (Organization)
  • IS (Organization)
  • Terrorism
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Foundations of the Islamic State : management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010, Patrick B. Johnston, Jacob N. Shapiro, Howard J. Shatz, Benjamin Bahney, Danielle F. Jung, Patrick K. Ryan, Jonathan Wallace
Link
http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR1100/RR1192/RAND_RR1192.pdf
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Note
  • "RR-1192-DARPA"--Page [4] of cover
  • "RAND National Defense Research Institute."
  • "Prepared for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency."
  • "Approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Iraq War -- The organizational economics of insurgency and terrorism -- Organizing insurgency and terrorism in Iraq -- Foreign fighters, human capital, and terrorism in Iraq -- Islamic State of Iraq compensation -- The fates of terrorists : tracking militants' "career paths" -- Assessing the Islamic State of Iraq's finances : the governance dimension -- Assessing the Islamic State of Iraq's finances : central activities and financial control -- Conclusions and implications
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxx, 317 pages
Isbn
9780833091789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951159075
  • (OCoLC)ocn951159075
Label
Foundations of the Islamic State : management, money, and terror in Iraq, 2005-2010, Patrick B. Johnston, Jacob N. Shapiro, Howard J. Shatz, Benjamin Bahney, Danielle F. Jung, Patrick K. Ryan, Jonathan Wallace
Link
http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR1100/RR1192/RAND_RR1192.pdf
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "RR-1192-DARPA"--Page [4] of cover
  • "RAND National Defense Research Institute."
  • "Prepared for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency."
  • "Approved for public release; distribution unlimited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Iraq War -- The organizational economics of insurgency and terrorism -- Organizing insurgency and terrorism in Iraq -- Foreign fighters, human capital, and terrorism in Iraq -- Islamic State of Iraq compensation -- The fates of terrorists : tracking militants' "career paths" -- Assessing the Islamic State of Iraq's finances : the governance dimension -- Assessing the Islamic State of Iraq's finances : central activities and financial control -- Conclusions and implications
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxx, 317 pages
Isbn
9780833091789
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951159075
  • (OCoLC)ocn951159075

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