Review: Andrew Hoskins Reviews Black Flag Down – New Statesman

by Liam Byrne | 29.08.16

 

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/books/2016/12/why-defeating-islamic-state-means-taking-digital-caliphate

“We should – at the very least – recognise the true nature of the extremist threat we face. The US president-elect’s declared solutions to dealing with Isis include bombing “the shit out of ’em” and barring all Muslims from entering his country. Reason and rationality may seem in short supply these days, but they have a habit of returning once people tire of the dispiriting alternatives. In the meantime, we could do worse than reach for Byrne’s excellent, revealing and clear-sighted book.”

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