Al-Qaida in Afghanistan by Anne Stenersen

By Anne Stenersen

on the grounds that Sep 11, al-Qaida has develop into probably the most notorious and extensively mentioned terrorist companies on the planet, with associates unfold around the globe. although, little-known are the group's actions inside of Afghanistan itself, whatever which Anne Stenersen examines during this e-book. utilizing an array of precise fundamental assets, she offers an alternate narrative of al-Qaida's pursuits and techniques sooner than Sep 11. She argues that al-Qaida's activities weren't simply an ideological expression of spiritual fanaticism and violent anti-Americanism, yet that they have been truly way more sensible and organised, with a extra progressive and center Eastern-focused time table than formerly idea. via Stenersen's research, we see how al-Qaida hired a twin procedure: with a small part fascinated about staging foreign terrorist assaults, yet even as a bigger half devoted to construction a resilient and cohesive association that may finally function a leading edge for destiny Islamist revolutions.

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