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Black Flags

The Rise of ISIS

By Joby Warrick
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Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick

Black Flags (2015) tells the origin story of the infamous terror organization known as the Islamic State or ISIS. These blinks detail a history that begins with a fledgling insurgency in Iraq following the US invasion in 2003 and ends with one of the most powerful and frightening terrorist groups of all time.

  • Anyone wondering how ISIS came into existence
  • Students of geography, politics and history
  • People interested in the Middle East

Joby Warrick is a long-time reporter for the Washington Post and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for journalism. His other titles include The Triple Agent.

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