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Through our enemies' eyes [electronic resource] : Osama bin Laden, radical Islam, and the future of America / Michael Scheuer.

By: Scheuer, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, Inc., c2006Edition: Rev. ed., 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 443 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9781435610378 (electronic bk.); 1435610377 (electronic bk.); 9781597973106 (electronic bk.); 1597973106 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011 | Terrorists -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography | Jihad | Violence -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Qaida (Organization) | Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical | HISTORY | HISTORY -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Through our enemies' eyes.DDC classification: 958.104/6/092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Context -- 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" -- Epilogue to the revised edition.
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Originally published under title: Through our enemies' eyes. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, c2002.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-438) and index.

Context -- 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" -- Epilogue to the revised edition.

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