ISIS, Christians, and National Identity in the Middle East

Joshua Landis

Date: April 7, 2016

Location: Boston

“There are no religious minorities left in rebel-held Syria,” Joshua Landis observes. “The Christians can list for you the towns that have been cleansed, the bishops that have been killed. They believe they’re finished if the rebels win. The Alawites believe the rebels will drive them into the sea if they win, and that might well come to pass.”