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Anti-American terrorism and the Middle East : a documentary reader

Author: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a stunned public asked how and why such events could happen. This work assembles nearly 100 documents, charting the evolution of radical Middle East  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
ISBN: 019515715X 9780195157154
OCLC Number: 52266888
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The radical critique of Islam (The Islamist view of life as a perennial battle / David Zeidan --
On the doctrine of the Muslim Brothers (1940s) / Hasan Al-Banna --
Islam is not a religion of pacifists (1942) / Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini --
Paving the way (1955) / Sayyid Qutb --
Speech at Feyziyeh Theological School (August 24, 1979) / Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini --
On the nature of the Islamic state (September 8, 1979) / Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini --
Suicide operations are legitimate defense (April 8, 1997) / Sheikh Muhammad Sayyed Tantawi --
Speech to Organization of Islamic Countries meeting (December 9, 1997) / Ali Al-Husseini Al-Khamene'i --
Fatwa on the Taliban (November 29, 2000) / Sheikh Hammoud Al-Uqlaa). The revolutionaries (The importance of Afghanistan for the Islamist revolution (January 2002) / Ayman Al-Zawahiri --
Program (Feburary 1985) / Hizballah --
Charter (August 1988) / Hamas --
The letter of demands to the king of Saudi Arabia (April 1992) / Saudi Islamists --
Abdullah Azzam, the struggling sheikh (July 1996) / Abdullah Bin Umar --
Interview with Umar Abd al-Rahman (April 1997) / --
The Islamic state in Egypt is approaching (April 1997) / Sheikh Rifa'ey Ahmad Taha --
On the Islamist revolution in Egypt (January 2002) / Ayman Al-Zawahiri --
Interview with Sheikh Abu Muhammad al-Maqdissy (December 1997) --
Interview with Mullah Ma'soum Afghani (April 1997). American policy and anti-Americanism (The truth about U.S. Middle East policy / Barry Rubin) --
The United States will not intervene militarily (November 7, 1979) / Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini --
No room for leniency (November 12, 1979) / Radio Tehran --
Memo to President Jimmy Carter on Soviet intervention in Afghanistan (December 26, 1979) / Zbigniew Brzezinski --
State of the Union Address (January 23, 1980) / President Jimmy Carter --
Speech to Syrian soldiers (October 1, 1981) / Syrian President Hafiz Al-Asad --
U.S. policy views Mideast as "U.S. possession" (February 16, 1985) / Syrian Government Radio --
On U.S. hostages (February 1987) / Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah --
On U.S. policy (February 17, 1987) / Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah. On U.S. hostages (February 1987) / Subhi Al-Tufayli --
A strategy for the Arab world (February 24, 1990) / Iraqi President Saddam Hussein --
Indictment again the Khobar Towers bombers of June 1996 (June 21, 2001) / U.S. Department of Justice --
Second speech to Organization of Islamic Countries meeting (December 9, 1997) / Ali Al-Husseini Al-Khamene'i --
The new barbarism (December 2, 1998) / Saqr Abu Fakhr --
Letter to President Bill Clinton (December 3, 1998) / Atallah Abu Al-Subh --
An anti-American sermon (October 2000) / Ahmad Abu Halabiya --
Why attack America (January 2002) / Ayman Al-Zawahiri) --
Usama bin Ladin and his movement (Declaration of war (August 1996) / Usama Bin Ladin --
Interview with Usama bin Ladin (October 1996). Statement : Jihad against Jews and Crusaders (February 23, 1998) / World Islamic Front --
Interview with Usama bin Ladin (December 1998) --
Encyclopedia of the Afghan Jihad : training manual (December 1999) / Al-Qa'ida --
Testimony of Jamal Ahmad al-Fadl (February 6-7, 2001) --
Testimony of Ahmad Ressam (July 3-5, 2001) --
Al-Qa'ida recruitment video (2000) / Usama bin Ladin) --
Al'Qa'ida's war on America (FBI most wanted (October 10, 2001) --
Letter to al-Qa'ida cell (August 1997) / Haroun Fazul --
Report on the bomb attacks in Kenya and Tanzania (January 1999) / U.S. Government Accountability Review Board --
Testimony of Ali A. Muhammad (October 21, 2000) --
Testimony of John Michael Anticev (February 27-28, 2001) --
Responsibility for the terrorist atrocities in the United States, September 11, 2001 (October 4, 2001) / British Government. Executive order : sanctions on the Afghan Taliban (July 6, 1999) / President Bill Clinton --
Resolution 1267 (October 15, 1999) / UN Security Council --
Testimony on the Taliban (July 20, 2000) / Karl F. Inderfurth --
Testimony of Ahmad Ressam (July 3-5, 2001) --
Worldwide threat 2001 : national security in a changing world (February 7, 2001) / George J. Tenet) --
September 11, Al-Qa'ida, and the Taliban (Suicide note (September 18, 2001) / Muhammad Atta --
Responsibility for the terrorist atrocities in the United States, September 11, 2001 (October 4, 2001) / British Government --
The hijackers of September 11 (September 27, 2001) / Federal Bureau of Investigation --
Videotape of a private meeting (December 13, 2001) / Usama bin Ladin --
Interview with Mullah Umar Muhammad (September 21, 2001). Broadcast by Usama bin Ladin (October 7, 2001) --
Al-Qa'ida statement (October 10, 2001) / Suleiman Abu Ghaith --
Al-Qa'ida statement (October 13, 2001) / Suleiman Abu Ghaith --
Broadcast by Usama bin Ladin (November 3, 2001) --
'Dawn' interview with Usama bin Ladin (November 10, 2001) --
Interview with Usama bin Ladin (December 27, 2001) --
Indictment against Zacarias Moussaoui (December 2001) --
September 11 as a great success (February 27, 2002) / Abu Ubeid Al-Qurashi --
Pre-attack videotape (Summer 2001) / Ahmad Al-Haznawi Al-Ghamidi --
Post-attack videotape (Fall 2001) / Ayman Al-Zawahiri) --
Middle East reaction to September 11 (Broadcast by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (September 12, 2001) --
A blow from within (September 13, 2001) / Ali Yusefpur. The American government had contaminated my humanity (September 15, 2001) / Ali Uqleh Ursan --
Interview with Ayman al-Zawahiri (October 7, 2001) --
To anthrax (November 1, 2001) / Atallah abu Al-Subh --
Is Usama bin Ladin the culprit? Has World War III started? (September 14, 2001) / Rif'at Sayyid Ahmad --
We would help the United States if it would help us (September 17, 2001) / Fahd al-Fanik --
A little justice to help uproot terrorism (September 21, 2001) / Makram Muhammad Ahmad --
Open Letter to President George W. Bush (October 19, 2001) / Safar Bin Abd Al-Rahman Al-Hawali --
Egypt is a sovereign state (October 19, 2001) / Ibrahim Nafi --
Address to the UN General Assembly (November 10, 2001) / Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. Editorial in 'Ha'aretz' (September 12, 2001) --
September 11 and Islamic 'Sharia' (September 14, 2001) / Salih bin Muhammad Al-Luheidan --
After Afghanistan : liberating Islam (September 17, 2001) / Ahmad Bishara --
Envy and hate (September 22, 2001) / Ilter Turkmen --
Sharon is a terrorist--and you? (November 3, 2001) / Admad Al-Baghdadi --
The fight against terrorism must begin with curricular, educational, and media reform in the Arab world (November 29, 2001) / Abd Al-Hamid Al-Ansari) --
September 11 and the war against terrorism (Address to the nation (September 11, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Address to Joint Session of Congress (September 20, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Address to the nation (October 7, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Address to the UN General Assembly (November 10, 2001) / President George W. Bush. Speech to the Labor Party conference (October 1, 2001) / British Prime Minister Tony Blair --
Executive order on blocking terrorist financing (September 24, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Executive order on establishing the Office of Homeland Security (October 8, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Executive order on detention, treatment, and trial of certain non-citizens in the war against terrorism (November 13, 2001) / President George W. Bush --
Analysis of U.S. counterterrorim legislation (October 25, 2001) / Congressional Research Service --
Resolution 1373 (September 28, 2001) / UN Security Council) --
Appendix : chronology of Middle-East connected terrorism against Americans.
Responsibility: [edited] by Barry Rubin and Judith Colp Rubin.

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