Al-Qaeda: The True Story of Radical Islam
Award-winning reporter Jason Burke shows how the threat from Islamic terrorism comes not from a single criminal mastermind, or even from one group. In this revealing account, he characterizes it is a broad movement with profound roots in the politics, societies and history of the Islamic world. Using hundreds of interviews and thousands of documents, Burke shows how "Al-Qaeda" is a convenient label applied misleadingly to a diverse, disorganized global movement dedicated to fighting a "cosmic battle" with the West. This is the definitive account of the mysterious organization, retelling its story from scratch and challenging many myths that threaten the very foundations of the "War on Terror."
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Review: Al Qaeda: The True Story Of Radical IslamUser Review - Emre Poyraz - Goodreads
if you really want to learn as much as you can about Al Qaeda, this is the book to start. Lots of information and sound analysis. However, if you are interested in this subject rather casually, or ... Read full review
Review: Al Qaeda: The True Story Of Radical IslamUser Review - Paul Danahar - Goodreads
The definitive book on the origins of Al Qaeda Read full review
What is alQaeda?
11 September Terror and Islam
The Millennium Plot
The Holy War Foundation
The War on Terror
Militants and Radical Ideologues