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

Author: Bruce O Riedel; Brookings Institution. Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. edView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Riedel, Bruce O.
Search for al Qaeda.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2010
(DLC) 2008027655
(OCoLC)520515334
Named Person: Osama Bin Laden; Muhammad Omar, Mullah; Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī; Ayman Ẓawāhirī; Osama Bin Laden; Muhammad Omar, Mullah; Abū Muṣʻab Zarqāwī; Ayman Ẓawāhirī
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce O Riedel; Brookings Institution. Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
ISBN: 9780815704522 0815704526
OCLC Number: 656846805
Notes: Updated with new postscript.
"A Saban Center at the Brookings Institution book"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 186 p.)
Contents: Preface --
1. The Manhattan Raid --
2. The thinker : Zawahiri --
3. The knight : Osama --
4. The host : Mullah Omar --
5. The stranger : Zarqawi --
6. Al Qaeda's plans --
7. How to defeat al Qaeda --
Postscript : al Qaeda today.
Responsibility: Bruce Riedel.

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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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