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Architect of global jihad : the life of al-Qaida strategist Abu Musʻab al-Suri

Author: Brynjar Lia
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite his alleged capture in Pakistan, Abu Mus'ab al-Suri remains a political and ideological figure. He trained young jihadis at al-Qaeda's Afghan camps and helped to establish the organization's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: ʻUmar ʻAbd al-Ḥakīm; ʻUmar ʻAbd al-Ḥakīm; Abū Muṣʻab al-Sūrī
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brynjar Lia
ISBN: 9780231700306 023170030X
OCLC Number: 494560341
Description: 1 vol. (XII-510 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
How important is Abu Musʻab-al-Suri today? --
Sources on al-Suri's life --
Who is Abu Musʻab al-Suri? --
The Syrian jihad --
Turmoil and uprising --
Joining the rebels --
A jihadi in exile --
The Hama debacle --
In exile in Saudi Arabia --
Exile in Europe --
Between exile in France and the Syrian jihad --
In Andalus --
Al-Suri's first publication: 'The Islamic jihadi revolution in Syria' --
The bombing of El Descanso restaurant in Madrid? --
Afghanistan: land of holy war --
The road to Afghanistan --
From a Syrian to a global jihad --
With Abdallah Azzam and Osama bin Laden --
Training and combat --
From military instructor to jihadi intellectual --
The rise of the Egyptian jihadi trend in Peshawar --
Introducing 'a global Islamic resistance' concept --
Leaving Peshawar --
Behind enemy lines --
Algeria: his next jihad --
The GIA and al-Qaida in Sudan --
A new Syrian jihad group? --
The rise of an al-Qaida cell in Spain --
A media jihadi in Londonistan 1994-97 --
In the service of the Algerian GIA --
Bin Laden's media agent --
Al-Suri's film on Channel 4 --
Facilitating CNN's bin Laden interview --
With al-Quds al-Arabi in Tora Bora --
Meeting the Financial Times --
Suing the Arab world's largest newspaper --
Companions, rivals, acquaintances --
Abu Qutadah al-Filastini: a love-hate relationship --
Muhammad Bahayah: life-long friend and companion --
Taysir Allouni: a point of contact in al-Jazeera --
Amir Azizi: a Moroccan aide and training associate? --
Adil Abd al-Bari: a fellow jihadi journalist --
Saad al-Faqih and Khalid al-Fawwaz: acquaintances inside the Saudi camp --
Noman Benotman and the Libyan Islamic fighting group --
In the service of the taleban --
Leaving Londonistan --
Taleban: the true Islamic emirate --
The Afghan training camps --
The Ghuraba training camp --
Teaching jihadi terrorism --
Moroccan jihadis, Abu Layth al-Libi and Abu Musʻab al-Zarqawi --
Writer and journalist --
Al-Suri and the al-Qaida leadership --
A secessionist leader? --
Weapons of mass destruction --
The September 11th attacks --
A $5 million dollar al-Qaida fugitive --
New books, a reward, and global fame --
His activities and whereabouts --
Al-Suri, al-Zarqawi, and the Iraqi front --
Masterminding terror? --
A message to the Europeans, July 2005 --
Al-Suri's testament --
The capture of al-Suri --
'The global Islamic resistance call'
Responsibility: Brynjar Lia.

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