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Author Riedel, Bruce O., author

Title The search for al Qaeda : its leadership, ideology, and future / Bruce Riedel
Edition Paperback edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (x, 186 pages)
Contents Preface -- 1. The Manhattan Raid -- 2. The thinker : Zawahiri -- 3. The knight : Osama -- 4. The host : Mullah Omar -- 5. The stranger : Zarqawi -- 6. Al Qaeda's plans -- 7. How to defeat al Qaeda -- Postscript : al Qaeda today
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-174) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011.
Muhammad Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013?
Zarqāwī, Abū Muṣʻab, 1966-2006.
Ẓawāhirī, Ayman.
SUBJECT Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011 fast
Muhammad Omar, Mullah, 1960?-2013? fast
Zarqāwī, Abū Muṣʻab, 1966-2006 fast
Ẓawāhirī, Ayman fast
Subject Qaida (Organization)
SUBJECT Qaida (Organization) fast
Subject Jihad.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Form Electronic book
Author Brookings Institution. Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
ISBN 9780815704522