A Look into the Islamic State, from a Jordanian General’s Perspective
What is the jihadist group Islamic State (IS)? The IS militants use the Internet’s feature of rapid transmission of information to spread terrorist ideology throughout the world, but what exactly is their goal? Are the West and its local allied forces’ efforts in combating IS effective?
In this event, Dr. Yuan Li-Chung, an expert in the field of regional security, will share his viewpoints. Jordanian general Mohammed al-Khawaldeh will also reveal to the audience what the allied forces have done.
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Rise of ISIS
Directed by: Martin Smith
Since the establishment of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham in 2014, terrorist attacks have never ceased, resulting in global unrest. What led to the rise of ISIS? What is its goal, and what are its doctrines?