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Published: 22 August 2019

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780190646516

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Road Warriors

Foreign Fighters in the Armies of Jihad

Daniel Byman

  • Rather than doomsay, the book shows the strengths and weaknesses of the foreign fighters and why they so often fail
  • Examines not only well-known stories (like the rise of the Islamic State and Al Qaeda) but also vital, under-examined episodes from Chechnya and Somalia
  • Draws on court records, jihadist memoirs, captured documents, and interviews to offer a far more nuanced interpretation of the challenge