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Al-Qaeda

casting a shadow of terror

by Jason Burke

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Qaida (Organization),
  • Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284) and index.

    Other titlesQaeda
    StatementJason Burke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .B862 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3708136M
    ISBN 101850433968
    LC Control Number2003283198
    OCLC/WorldCa52930276

    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.


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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 Branch Press. ISBN ; Alexander, Yonah; Swetnam, Michael S. Usama bin Laden's al-Qaida: Profile of Al-Qaeda book 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 Al-Qaeda book 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 West, 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 Al-Qaeda book, 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 journals 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.