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Yale University Press

Words are Weapons: Inside ISIS's Rhetoric of Terror

Philippe-Joseph Salazar, Dorna Khazeni (tr.)

Hardback

9780300223224

 

Contents:

 

Prologue: The Caliphate's Rhetorical Power

The Caliph Speaks

Naming the Territory of Terror

"Terrorism", Linguistic Subversion

Digital Caliphate

Strongspeak vs. Weakspeak

The Jihadist Aesthetic

Caliphal Feminism

Warrior Virility

Islamic Porno-Politics

Inexplicable Terrorist?

How Our Discourse on Terror is Controlled

Jihadist Populism

A Radical Hostility

Paris, November 13, 2015: A Comprehensive Lesson in Strategy