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Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is the International Editor of Channel 4 News. Her most recent book is In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin.
 (July 2021)

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War of All Against All

Syria was not the cradle of the Islamic State, but the revolution created a vacuum into which the militants stepped.

The Impossible Revolution: Making Sense of the Syrian Tragedy

by Yassin al-Haj Saleh, with a foreword by Robin Yassin-Kassab

The Caliphate at War: Operational Realities and Innovations of the Islamic State

by Ahmed S. Hashim

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

by Wendy Pearlman

Destroying a Nation: The Civil War in Syria

by Nikolaos Van Dam

November 23, 2017 issue

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