The rise and fall of the Islamic State

The rise and fall of the Islamic State
YEAR 2011-2017
TRAVELS TO Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Libya, Egypt
MEDIA OUTLET Lectures, magazines and TV
ASSIGNED BY Connoisseur, Swedish Red Cross, SVT, BBC, Göteborg Book Fair and high schools


The world's most dangerous terrorist organization, the Islamic State, ISIS, being defeated. They are pushed back on three fronts where the Syrian, Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured several towns and a quarter of those areas ISIS occupied initially. Major supply routes have been cut off and an increasing number of ISIS fighters are now fleeing from the terror sect. But who are they? Where do they come from and how could they become so successful?