Osama Bin Laden"s Army of Terrorists (Inside the World"s Most Infamous Terrorist Organizations)

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  • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
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ISBN 100823938174
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In this original and provocative book, Nahed Artoul Zehr explores the theological underpinnings of al-Qaeda and related Islamic movements such as ISIS. She demonstrates how this marginal narrative transformed al-Qaeda from a relatively hierarchical and regional organization to a globalized, decentralized, and diffuse system of networks. al-Qaeda (Arabic: القاعدة ‎, al-qāʿidah, "the base"), is an armed Islamic group that was started between August and late p75 It works as a network, as a stateless army, and a radical Sunni Muslim movement calling for global of the world thinks it is a Takfiri and terrorist organization.. Members of al-Qaeda have performed many acts of (s): Al-Qaeda Central (–present), Al .   Inside Al Qaeda examines the leadership, ideology, structure, strategies, and tactics of the most violent politico-religious organization the world has ever seen. The definitive work on Al Qaeda, this book is based on five years of research, including extensive interviews with its members; field research in Al Qaeda-supported conflict zones in Central, South and .   A riveting, edge-of-your seat account of how a battalion of Marines faced off against the most brutal of Al Qaeda at its most desperate and vicious moment&#;and how the Marines decisively crushed the terroristsWhen the 2nd Battalion of the 3rd Marine Regiment ("2/3") arrived Brand: Hachette Books.

  Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers. Abu Mus'ab al-Suri was one of the most vociferous supporters of a decentralised al-Qaeda command structure, as his book The Call for Islamic Resistance () clearly : Hamza Mustafa. Al Qaeda’s leading thinkers are steeped in these reformers’long struggle against the estab-lishment. The teaching of the reformers has been heterodox and revolutionary from the beginning; that is, the reformers and their intellectual descendants in al File Size: 71KB.   Few American writers understand the phenomenon of Islam-based terrorism better than writer Lawrence Wright, whose book The Looming Tower comprehensively detailed the rise of al-Qaeda from its Author: Ray Locker.

  In both a new book and an interview with NBC News, a British spy inside al Qaeda says his cover was blown by a leak to reporters that likely emanated from Vice President Dick Cheney's Osama Bin Laden And Al Qaeda Jerrold M. Post, M.D.1 What manner of men are these, living in American society, for years in some cases, aiming to kill thousands while dying in the process? Surely, one would think, they must be crazed psychotics. No normal person could do such a thing. But, in fact, the al Qaeda terrorists were psychologically. Al-Qaeda, broad-based militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the late s. It began as a logistical network to support Muslims fighting against the Soviet Union during the Afghan War and transformed into the active terrorist organization known for carrying out the September 11 attacks of

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This is an incomplete list of books about al-Qaeda. Ahmed, Nafeez Mosaddeq ().The War on Truth: 9/11, Disinformation, and the Anatomy of Al-Qaeda book Press.

ISBN ; Alexander, Yonah; Swetnam, Michael S. Usama bin Laden's al-Qaida: Profile of a Terrorist Network. When I read this book I thought it was a really, really important book, because it challenges many of the myths and stereotypes about terrorism in general, and Al-Qaeda and Bin Laden in particular.

You are planning to update your book Talking to Terrorists because of. Books shelved as al-qaeda: The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright, The Panther by Nelson DeMille, The Black Banners: The Ins. This book focuses on the individuals that created al-Qaeda, tracing the ideology back from its early progenitors to the better known names like Osama Bin Laden.

It is written in a narrative style, and is not a scientific study but rather written like a thriller, making it Cited by: 'Al-Qaeda' is now the most over-used and misunderstood term in the media.

In Arabic, it is simply an abstract noun, meaning 'resource', 'network' or 'base'. In the Al-Qaeda book, it symbolises the greatest threat to global security: though its Afghan training camps have now been reduced to dust, no one believes that al-Qaeda was destroyed with by: After seven years of reading books and articles about al-Qaeda and violent political Islamists, I might just now have read the best book of the bunch.

At least, it comes closest to the sense of al-Qaeda that I've arrived at after a lot of library research. Burke is knowledgeable, fair, broad, deep, and occasionally eloquent/5. Al Qaeda trained terrorists that were linked to the car bombings of the U.S.

embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, and the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Bin Laden also was reported to have financed or trained Islamic guerrillas operating in Kosovo, Kashmir, the Philippines.

Like other totalitarian movements, the movement’s leaders have rationalized their brutality in a number of published treatises. Now, for the first time, The Al Qaeda Reader gathers together the essential texts and documents that trace the origin, history, and evolution of the ideas of al-Qaeda founders Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden.5/5(1).

Book Description. This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource. The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly Al-Qaeda book of the first rank and chapters from the most authoritative books.

In this extract from his new book, Al-Qaeda: Casting a shadow of terror, The Observer's chief reporter, Jason Burke, looks at the true nature of bin Laden's organisation and why the west's.

An End to al-Qaeda: Destroying Bin Laden's Jihad and Restoring America's Honor is a non-fiction book about counterterrorism strategies towards al-Qaeda, written by U.S.

Navy retired cryptology analyst Malcolm book describes how the September 11 attacks changed the traditional Muslim community around the globe.

Nance criticizes the approach of the George Author: Malcolm Nance. In an important recent book on al-Qaida, he argues that the name came from political theory, citing the concept of al-Qaida al-Sulbah (the solid base) formulated in an essay by Abdullah Azzam, Bin Author: Giles Foden.

The following excerpts are from a document found by the police in Manchester, England, during a search of an Al Qaeda member's home.

The document, which. The Al Qaeda Manual The attached manual was located by the Manchester (England) Metropolitan Police during a search of an al Qaeda member’s manual was found in a computer file described as “the military series” related to the “Declaration of Jihad.”File Size: 1MB.

He follows FBI counterterrorism chief John O’Neill as he uncovers the emerging danger from al-Qaeda in the s and struggles to track this new threat. Packed with new information and a deep historical perspective, The Looming Tower is the definitive history of the long road to September National Book Award Finalist/5().

In his book, Invisible Balance of Power, published inSajjad Shaukat has taken present ‘different war’ as an interaction of ‘state terrorism’ led by the United States and the ‘group terrorism’ by the Al Qaeda or Islamic militants. A number of authors have written books about the 9/11 tragedy, but ground realities developed in 3/5(2).

Much of what is known about Osama bin Laden's terrorist network comes from the al Qaeda handbook. It's an extensive set of guidelines and rules acquired by federal authorities during the   This approach makes for a harder read but allows the different views of bin Laden and al Qaeda’s history to shine forth, helping the reader understand the organization’s complexity.

The Longest War also draws on these interviews and looks at al Qaeda after 9/11, but most of the text focuses on U.S. counterterrorism efforts after 9/Author: Daniel Byman. Al-Qaeda's Revenge, Spain's counterpart to The 9/11 Commission Report, was a bestseller in Spain.

The most rigorous book on the Madrid train bombings. Jorge Dezcallar, former director of Centro Nacional de Inteligencia (CNI), Spain's intelligence service. In contrast, al-Qaeda groups have focused more on local populations and local flashpoints. Al-Qaeda co-opts; it seeks local buy-in that makes the movement sustain-able in the long term.

Syria is a prime example: ISIS has ruled ruthlessly and killed with few restraints in its Syrian holdings. Al-Qaeda has positioned itself as an actor with.

The current leader of Al Qaeda in Yemen, for example, has credited Naji’s book for the group’s strategy today while expounding Al Qaeda’s ideology in his propaganda. Tonight, an unprecedented interview with an undercover FBI operative who secretly lives and works among the terrorists of ISIS and al Qaeda.

His name is a national secret. This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource.

The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly journals of the first rank and chapters from the most authoritative books. The Triple Agent: The Al-Qaeda Mole Who Infiltrated the CIA, Joby Warrick, New York: Doubleday, pp., incl.

illustrations and maps. Reviewed by Stephen J. Garber. On 30 Decembera Jordanian physician named Humam Khalil al-Balawi arrived to much anticipation, at a CIA base near Khost, Afghanistan.

The CIA officers there had been. Wright is the author of ten books, including The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, which spent eight weeks on The New York Times best-seller list and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Magazine pronounced it.

Unfortunately, The Rise and Fall of Al Qaeda suffers from a great deal of repetition. Gerges repeats dozens of times his contention that the terrorist threat is overblown and al-Qaeda is dead. The book is slim but could have stood to be even slimmer with better editing. However, also like The Far Enemy, Gerges's new book has much to recommend.

Jason Burke's bestseller Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical Islam shows Islamic militancy to be a far broader phenomenon than previously thought, demolishing the myths that underpin the 'war on terror'. Prize-winning journalist Jason Burke's Al-Qaeda - now updated with new material on Iraq, Afghanistan and the July London bombings - is acknowledged to /5(27).

This book provides the reader with professional translations of Zawahiri’s key statements during his first five years as leader of Al-Qaeda.

These official communications are introduced and contextualised to provide the reader with a comprehensive sourcebook, outlining the Al-Qaeda leadership’s stance on the challenges to its existence.

The Al Qaeda network today also comprises semi-autonomous or self radicalized actors, who often have only peripheral or ephemeral ties to either the core cadre in Pakistan or affiliated groups elsewhere.

According to U.S. officials Al Qaeda cells and associates are. Aimen Dean, a former Western spy inside al Qaeda, reveals how the terror group planned an attack on New York's subway in and why it never happened. The al-Qaeda Franchise asks why al-Qaeda adopted a branching-out strategy, introducing seven franchises spread over the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

After all, transnational terrorist organizations can expand through other organizational strategies. Forming franchises was not an inevitable outgrowth of al-Qaeda's ideology or its U.S.-focused strategy.This is the first book I have read on the subject of Al-Qaeda and I thought it was a masterful narrative into the history, progression, and actions of Al-Qaeda.

Wright details the foundations of Al-Qaeda, and Islamic fundamentalism and weaves it with their principles, beliefs, as well as the simultaneous American intelligence investigation.

While al-Qaeda conducted one major attack every year prior to 9/11, al-Qaeda and its associated groups have conducted one attack every three months since 9/ Although it is the most hunted terrorist group in history, the campaign of holy war unleashed by al-Qaeda is likely to outlive itself and the current generation of Islamists.