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Patrick Cockburn is currently Middle East correspondent for the Independent and worked previously for the Financial Times. He has written four books on Iraq’s recent history—The Rise of Islamic State, Muqtada al-Sadr and the Fall of Iraq, The Occupation, and Saddam Hussein: An American Obsession (with Andrew Cockburn)—as well as a memoir, The Broken Boy and, with his son, a book on schizophrenia, Henry’s Demons, which was shortlisted for a Costa Award. He won the Martha Gellhorn Prize in 2005, the James Cameron Prize in 2006, the Orwell Prize for Journalism in 2009, the Foreign Commentator of the Year in 2013, and the Foreign Affairs Journalist of the Year in 2014.
CHAOS AND CALIPHATE
Jihadis and the West in the Struggle for the Middle East
Chaos and Caliphate draws together a selection of Cockburn’s writings from the frontlines of the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, interspersed with analyses and contemporary reflection. More
THE JIHADIS RETURN
ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising
Renowned Middle East commentator Patrick Cockburn contends that by exploiting the missteps of the West’s wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, as well as its misjudgments in Syria and the Arab Spring, al Qa’ida is now expanding dramatically. More