bin laden : The Man Who Declared War on America. / Yossef Bodansky.
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- ISBN: 9780307797728 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Prima Lifestyles, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| "Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it." --Jeane J. KirkpatrickIn meticulous detail, world-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky uncovers the events in Osama bin Laden's life that turned the once-promising engineering student into a cold-blooded leader of the radical Islamic terrorist group, Al Qaeda. In the process, Bodansky pulls together a chilling story that is as ancient as the Crusades; a story that transcends bin Laden and any other single man, one that sweeps from Iran, Afghanistan, and Iraq to Kosovo and beyond. He takes you deep into the heart of centuries-old hatreds that have produced generations of bin Ladens and a terror network of underground armies that can strike virtually anywhere in the world. Fueled by Middle Eastern oil wealth and covertly armed by some of America's closest allies, this terror network is waging a brutal guerrilla war whose aim is nothing short of changing the course of history. The battlefields are increasingly...
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