A Ticket to Syria

-Binding: Paperback
-Language: English
-Publication Year: 2020
-Author: Shirish Thorat
-Product Code: VPG19186


Beneath the clear blue skies of Maldives, a beast slouches towards Syria to be born…Zahi has led a perfectly normal life until one day she heads out for a family vacation but finds herself in the conflict stricken sands of Syria. Unknowingly signed up for Jihad along with her family, Zahi is now the newest recruit of the Islamic State. In a hostile environment with no support and where a single misplaced word could mean death, she is able to make contact with her brother back home. Thus is set in motion a web of deception, courage and tragedy as she attempts to escape.Based on the little known and insidious operations of the Islamic State this book is a startling account of how the Islamic State has perfected a cross-country operation that converts thousands to a depraved cause. Taken from real life events, this gritty account describes in horrifying detail not only the very real and very elaborate functioning of the Islamic State but the motivations that operate behind it.An authentically written portrait of life in the Islam State, this book will force you to tread carefully as it shatters your illusions. Combining research and accurate information with the heady pace of a political intrigue, this is a ticket that you cannot miss out on.In a world that is rocked by the violence of a rising Islamic fundamentalism, A Ticket to Syria is that disturbing thriller which is actually true.

Shirish served with Goa police service before heading to the Royal Military College at Cranfield University UK. he then did a stint in the aviation sector in the Middle East before returning to India where he ran a security audit, training and consultancy; he also dabbled in the development of innovative software for law enforcement agencies, Shirish is considered authority on terrorism, radicalization and risk mitigation and is the author of 2 previous books. A ticket to Syria and the scout - the definitive account of David Headley and the Mumbai attacks he lives in New Jersey, USA and is generally found walking in the neighborhood parks with Maximus his German Shepherd.

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