ISIS and counter-revolution: towards a Marxist analysis

Alexander, Anne
http://www.isj.org.uk/www.isj.org.uk/index0d04.html?id=1037&issue=145

Publisher:  International Socialism
Date Written:  05/01/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17389

The article analyzes ISIS from a Marxist perspective and explores the Iraqi context in which ISIS first set down roots. Alexander further examines the interaction between the defeat of the Syrian Revolution and the consolidation of Nouri al-Maliki's authoritarian rule in Iraq.