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Title The Secret History of ISIS / PBS.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2016]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.


 Internet  Streaming Video    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (1 video file (53 min., 14 sec)) : sound, color.
Note Originally released by PBS, 2016.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Title from distributor's description
Subject World history.
Middle East.
Middle East
Genre Internet videos
Internet videos.
Contents Secret History of ISIS: Introduction (1:54); Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (3:29); Islamic Extremists (4:32); Linking Iraq and Al-Qaeda (4:15); Shock and Awe Campaign (5:07); Organized Insurgency 2003 (5:07); Sectarian War (4:32); Extremist Propaganda and U.S. Response (4:29); Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (4:09); Uprising in Syria (4:18); Establishment of ISIS (4:11); Expanding ISIS (4:54); Credits: The Secret History of ISIS (1:02);
Summary Discover the inside political story of how the American invasion of Iraq and the decisions of two Presidents helped to lay the groundwork for ISIS to grow into the world's most feared terrorist group. Learn how Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a one-time thug turned jihadi leader, was able to outmaneuver the U.S. government and build a terrorist organization that would destabilize the Middle East and inflict violence worldwide.
Other Author Infobase, film distributor.
PBS (Firm)