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The longest war : the enduring conflict between America and al-Qaeda

Author: Peter L Bergen
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hbk. edView all editions and formats
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New York Times bestselling author Peter Bergen's definitive account of al Qaeda's evolution since 9/11 and the U.S. government's responses.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Bergen
ISBN: 9780743278935 0743278933 9780743278942 0743278941
OCLC Number: 310397918
Description: xx, 473 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Holy Tuesday --
Explaining Bin Laden and 9/11 --
Blinking red --
Kicking ass --
The great escape --
The destruction of the base --
The gloves came off --
Home front: the first Bush term --
The war of error --
Almost losing the war the United States thought it had won --
Al-Qaeda 2.0 --
Al-Qaeda's quixotic quest for weapons of mass destruction --
United States of Jihad --
Pakistan: the new base --
The fall of al-Qaeda in Iraq and the rise of an Iraqi state --
The Jihad within --
The end of the "war on terror"? --
Obama's war --
The long hunt.
Responsibility: Peter L. Bergen.
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Peter Bergen s "The" "Longest War" is indispensable history. Authoritative and ambitious, it provides a damning account of the fitful fight against Islamic terrorism that every American should read. Read more...

 
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