Hugh Roberts: What will happen to Syria?, 15 July 2015
Show More From Deep State to Islamic State: The Arab Counter-Revolution and Its Jihadi Legacy by Jean-Pierre Filiu.
Hurst, 328 pp., £15.99, July 2015, 978 1 84904 546 9Show More
Syrian Notebooks: Inside the Homs Uprising by Jonathan Littell.
Verso, 246 pp., £12.99, April 2015, 978 1 78168 824 3Show More
The Rise of Islamic State: Isis and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn.
Verso, 192 pp., £9.99, January 2015, 978 1 78478 040 1Show More
Isis: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan.
Regan Arts, 288 pp., £12.99, February 2015, 978 1 941393 57 4Show More
“... to the Gulf states and west to North Africa. How is this dreadful turn of events to be understood? Jean-Pierre Filiu, who teaches at Sciences Po in Paris after a career in France’s diplomatic corps which included tours of duty in Jordan, Syria and Tunisia, argues in his new book, From Deep State to Islamic State, that the Arab revolutions (as he calls ...”