Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn

Posted on:12 May 2016 14:38:20

Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn
12 May 2016 Current Affairs GK: The book titled Chaos and Caliphate: Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East authored by Patrick Cockburn was in news in the first week of May 2016.

The book was in news because it exposes how millions of people were killed by a series of disastrous Western interventions in West Asia.

In the book, the author provides analysis of a period, in which the U.S. and its allies have persistently repeated disastrous policies that left millions dead. It draws together a careful selection of Cockburn’s writings from the frontlines of the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, interspersed with thoughtful analyses and contemporary, original reflection.The book starts with Afghanistan in 2001, after the September 11 attacks on the US.It also presents the author’s fear that dividing the region will repeat the horrors of Partition.However, the author does not go into the reasons why the U.S and its allies have kept repeating disastrous and destructive policies.

Patrick Cockburn : Patrick Oliver Cockburn is an Irish journalist.He has been a Middle East correspondent since 1979 for the Financial Times and, presently, The Independent. He has written four books on Iraq's recent history.He won the Martha Gellhorn Prize in 2005, the James Cameron Prize in 2006 and the Orwell Prize for Journalism in 2009.

Gk Current Affairs April 2017

26 APRIL
NEWS
25 APRIL
NEWS
24 APRIL
NEWS
22 APRIL
NEWS

Gk Current Affairs March 2017

31 MARCH
NEWS
30 MARCH
NEWS
29 MARCH
NEWS
28 MARCH
NEWS

Gk Current Affairs February 2017

28 FEBRUARY
NEWS
27 FEBRUARY
NEWS
25 FEBRUARY
NEWS
24 FEBRUARY
NEWS




Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.

Get Daily Current Affairs to your Email

You can Unsubscribe us at any time.