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The Search for Al Qaeda: Its Leadership, Ideology, and Future

Bruce Riedel
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.
Language
English
ISBN
9780815774143 (cloth : alk. paper), 0815774141 (cloth : alk. paper)
Summary
"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.
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.
Description
x, 180 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p.167-170) and index.
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