The Martyr's Oath: The Apprenticeship of a Homegrown Terrorist
"In The Martyr's Oath, Stewart Bell, Canada's most respected journalist covering terrorism, tells how Mohammed Mansour Jabarah, a teenaged Canadian, was selected by the Al Qaeda leadership to coordinate a powerful attack in Southeast Asia that would have led to more destruction than 9/11. There is no better way to understand how Western youth are being drawn to terrorism than to read this story of the rise of a new generation of terrorist."
— Rohan Gunaratna, Author of Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror (Columbia University Press)
"The Martyr's Oath provides a unique vignette into the recruitment, training and operational deployment of young Canadian Muslims by Al Qaeda terrorists. it couples a biographical account of their personal and family experiences, culminating in capture, interrogation, and death, with some extraordinarily detailed accounts of counter-terrorism operations across the Middle East, Southeast Asia and North America. This will be a must-read for anyone and everyone interested in the challenges of international terrorism in our times."
Acclaim for Stewart Bell's first book, Cold Terror: How Canada Nurtures and Exports Terrorism Around the World
"an arresting look at the reality of terrorism"
Every responsible citizen of Canada, the US, the UK and other Western Countries should read this book."
"Cold Terror will shock the conscience of the nation... This book is not just an exposé it is an urgent call to action."
"The most important Canadian book of 2004."
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Review: The Martyr's Oath: The Apprenticeship of a Homegrown TerroristUser Review - Toni Osborne - Goodreads
Journalist Stewart Bell examines the growing reality and allure for some to terrorism. His investigation entrenched in facts focuses on an Al Qaeda member: Mohammed Mansour Jabarah and the why and how ... Read full review
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