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Osama : the making of a terrorist

Author: Jonathan C Randal
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jonathan Randal - a journalist whose experience of the Middle East spans the past forty years - makes clear how Osama's life epitomizes the fatal collision between twenty-first-century Islam and the West, and he describes the course of Osama's estrangement from both the West and the Saudi petro-monarchy of which his family is a part. He examines Osama's terrorist activities before September 11, 2001, and shows us
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Osama Bin Laden
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan C Randal
ISBN: 1845111176 9781845111175
OCLC Number: 60419096
Description: xi, 346 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Randal.

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In this latest edition, Randal explores the background and ideologies of Al-Qaeda and its leader. With his long-maintained sources in the Middle East and his intimate understanding of the region,  Read more...

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'An account that is simultaneously detailed and fast paced... witty, opinionated, and highly urbane... Of all the flutter of bin Laden and Al Qaeda books, Randal has produced the most readable and Read more...

 
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