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Author Scheuer, Michael.

Title Through our enemies' eyes : Osama bin Laden, radical Islam, and the future of America / Michael Scheuer
Edition Revised edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, Inc., [2006]


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Description xxv, 443 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents Context for understanding Bin Laden's aims -- Arrogance, money, and ideas -- Obstacles to understanding Bin Laden -- Chasing Bin Laden's money -- Getting to know Bin Laden: substantive themes of the Jihad -- Getting to know Bin Laden: character traits -- Years of preparation, 1957-1996 -- Young Bin Laden, 1957-1979: family, education, and religion -- Bin Laden and the Afghan War, 1979-1989: facilitator, engineer, fighter, and visionary -- Bin Laden and the Saudis, 1989-1991: from favorite son to black sheep -- Bin Laden in exile: Afghanistan and Sudan, 1991-1996 -- Bin Laden begins: inciting and waging Jihad from Sudan, 1992-1996 -- War years, 1996-2001 -- Bin Laden returns to Afghanistan: getting settled and politicking -- Bin Laden in Afghanistan: targeting America and expanding Al Qaeda -- Bin Laden stands at Armageddon and battles for his lord -- No end in sight -- What to expect from Al Qaeda -- Spring 2002: where are we? Where are we going? -- Epilogue: "That they may go in and look their redeemer in the face with joy"
Analysis Bin Laden, Osama 1957-
Geschichte 1957-2002
Qaida Organization
Terrorism Government policy United States
Terrorists Saudi Arabia Biography
Violence Religious aspects Islam
Notes First edition published: Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, c2002, and entered under title
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 395-438
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011.
Qaida (Organization)
Terrorists -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.
Violence -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2005024233
ISBN 1574889672 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781574889673 (paperback: alk. paper)
OTHER TI Through our enemies' eyes