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Anti-American terrorism and the Middle East : a documentary reader

Author: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, a stunned public asked: How could this happen? Why did the attackers do what they did? What did they hope to accomplish? This wasn't the first battle in a conflict that has included bombings of U.S. embassies and planes, the Iran hostage crisis, and kidnappings or shootings of American citizens. This unique volume sets out to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Usāma Ibn-Lādin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Rubin; Judith Colp Rubin
ISBN: 019515715X 9780195157154 9780195176599 0195176596
OCLC Number: 49285372
Description: xv, 392 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The radical critique of Islam --
The revolutionaries --
American policy and anti-Americanism --
Usama bin Ladin and his movement --
Al-Qaʹida's war on America --
September 11, Al-Qaʹida, and the Taliban --
Middle East reaction to September 11 --
September 11 and the war against terrorism.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Rubin and Judith Colp Rubin.
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After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a stunned public asked how and why such events could happen. This work assembles nearly 100 documents, charting the evolution of radical Middle East  Read more...


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Many of the materials here are useful and intriguing, from George Bush's statement on September 11 to Saddam Hussein's broadcast on September 12 to Osama bin Laden's own broadcast the month after. * Read more...

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