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Professor Moon Library Instruction: International Relations

2016-2017

ISIL AND Foreign Policy journal - Full-text in the Library Article Database

What America Hath Wrought.
Authors:
BAMFORD, JAMES
Source:
Foreign Policy. May/Jun2016, Issue 218, p66-67. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.
Document Type:
Article
Subject Terms:
*September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Drone warfare
Military technology
Aerial bombing -- Syria
Company/Entity:
Islamic State (Organization)
Abstract:
The article talks about the Predator drone, numbered 3034, that was the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to kill people in Afghanistan, a month after 9/11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. It states that, since then, militarized drones have taken over the globe and 86 countries have the drone technology. It is noted that religious terrorist group Islamic State (ISIS) is planning to launch a synchronized multi-drone attack using the latest military technology. It also discusses drone airstrikes in Kobane, Syria.
Full Text Word Count:
1066
ISSN:
0015-7228

ISIL - Ebooks from the Saint Leo Library Catalog

ISIS and Foreign Affairs journal - Full-text in the Library Article Database

ISIS as Revolutionary State.
Authors:
Walt, Stephen M. (AUTHOR)
Source:
Foreign Affairs. Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 94 Issue 6, p42-51. 10p. 1 Color Photograph.
Document Type:
Article
Subject Terms:
*Power (Social sciences)
*HISTORY
Revolutions -- Religious aspects
State, The -- Social aspects
Revolutions
Syria
ANTI-ISIL intervention, 2014-
Iraq
Company/Entity:
Islamic State (Organization)
Abstract:
The article discusses the revolutionary nature of the terrorist organization the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), with a particular focus on its role in acting like a state and the power it has throughout the world. The article compares the revolutionary nature of ISIS with revolutions throughout history, including the French Revolution in the late 18th century and the Bolshevik revolution in the early 20th century. An overview of the U.S.'s anti-ISIS efforts in Iraq and Syria is provided.
Full Text Word Count:
4646
ISSN:
0015-7120