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The search for al Qaeda : its leadership, ideology, and future

Author: Bruce O Riedel
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Profiles the most important figures in the al Qaeda movement--Osama bin Laden, Ayman Zawahiri, Abu Musaib al Zarqawi, and Mullah Omar, giving a comprehensive analysis of its origins, leadership, ideology, and strategy. Focuses more closely on what has happened to al Qaeda since 9/11 and outlines its ultimate goals"--Provided by publisher.
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Riedel, Bruce O.
Search for al Qaeda.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)593889909
Online version:
Riedel, Bruce O.
Search for al Qaeda.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609006729
Named Person: Ayman Ẓawāhirī; Osama Bin Laden; Muhammad Omar, Mullah; Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī; Osama Bin Laden; Muhammad Omar, Mullah; Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī; Ayman Ẓawāhirī; Usāma Ibn-Lādin; Abū Musàb Zarqāwī; Aiman Zawāhirī; Aiman Zawāhirī; Usāma Ibn-Lādin; Abū Musàb Zarqāwī
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O Riedel
ISBN: 9780815774143 0815774141
OCLC Number: 231581661
Description: x, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Manhattan raid --
The thinker : Zawahiri --
The knight : Osama --
The host : Mullah Omar --
The stranger : Zarqawi --
Al Qaeda's plans --
How to defeat al Qaeda.
Responsibility: Bruce Riedel.
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Al Qaeda is the most dangerous terrorist movement in history. Yet most people in the Americas and Europe know very little about it, or their view is clouded by misperceptions and half truths.  Read more...

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