Is the Islamic State Really Such a Psychological Enigma?
A Bizarre Excursion Into the Surreal
Date Written: 09/01/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17142
The costly debacle known as the Iraq War put the US government in a tough spot that's now exacerbated by the rise of the Islamic State in Anbar Province and western Syria.
A recent New York Times story referred to the Islamic State (also ISIS or ISIL) as a "conundrum" - "a hybrid terrorist organization and a conventional army."