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Holy war, Inc. : inside the secret world of Osama bin Laden

Author: Peter L Bergen
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On September 11, 2001, the world in which we live was changed forever. The twin towers of the World Trade Center came crashing down, one side of the Pentagon burst into flames, and more than six thousand men, women, and children lost their lives in the most deadly terrorist attack on American soil. As shocking as it was, it had been long in the making: the assault was the most sophisticated and horrifying in a  Read more...
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Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Oussama Ben Laden; Osama Bin Laden; Oussama Ben Laden
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Bergen
ISBN: 0743205022 9780743205023 0743234952 9780743234955
OCLC Number: 48241401
Description: ix, 300 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: How to find the world's most wanted man --
While America slept --
The Afghan Jihad: the making of a holy warrior --
Blowback: the CIA and the Afghan War --
The Koran and the Kalashnikov: Bin Laden's years in Sudan --
From the peaks of the Hindu Kush: the declaration of war --
Investigation and retaliation: the embassy bombings --
The American connection: from Brooklyn to Seattle --
True believers: the Taliban and Bin Laden --
The holy warriors of Yemen: the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole --
The global network: around the world in eighty Jihads --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Peter L. Bergen.
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