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anatomy of terror
Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev
|Statement||Introd. by Nathaniel Weyl.|
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|Number of Pages||73|
Close Advance Praise "a concise, accessible, enormously readable account of the trajectory of al-Qaida, especially through the actions of its murderous main protagonists Insix years after leaving the F. For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website. But six years later, the reality is the reverse.
Close Description In earlythe heart of the Muslim world roiled in protest, consumed with the upheaval of the Arab Spring. In Russia "at the critical moment the soldiers refused to anatomy of terror book against the people" and instead joined them p. Anatomy of Terror not only tells a gripping story but is filled with insights that put today's terror attacks by the Islamic State and Al Qaeda in perspective with the history and complicated geopolitics of the region. A former FBI special agent, he has served on the front lines against al-Qaeda and gained an international reputation as a top counterterrorism operative and interrogator.
Close Description In earlythe heart of the Muslim world roiled in protest, consumed with the upheaval of the Arab Spring. At least in France and Russia, the accession of radicals is also accompanied by a decline in political participation measured anatomy of terror book votes cast, as "ordinary, peaceful", "humdrum men and women" favoring moderation find no outlet for their political beliefs p. Historians have begun to explore the roots of the Terror in the heritage of war and mass repression in the late Imperial and early Soviet periods; in the regime's focus not just on former 'oppositionists', wreckers and saboteurs, but also on crime and social disorder; and in the common European concern to identify and isolate 'undesirable' elements. I trust that our pioneers in the west will consider this book, and consider that viewpoint while making arrangements.
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Interspersed with such narratives, Soufan offers lucid explanations of a worldview that to casual Western eyes may seem mindlessly nihilistic, but is coherent within its own terms of seeking to establish anatomy of terror book caliphate — a theocratic state.
In Russia, the Bolsheviks brought industrialization, and eventually the Sputnik space satellite p. Soufan retells the Qaeda story from the beginning, enriching that now oft-told tale with newer materials. In its ardor, revolutionary "tragicomedy" touches the average citizen, for whom "politics becomes as real, as pressing, as unavoidable Determined to reverse the losses Rome suffered in the anatomy of terror book century, Justinian unleashed an aggressive campaign in the face of tremendous adversity, not least the plague.
The author does not conclude this deeply insightful, if dispiriting, analysis by proposing a solution. Anatomy of Terror not only tells a gripping story but is filled with insights that put today's terror attacks by the Islamic State and Al Qaeda in perspective with the history and complicated geopolitics of the region.
In England the king "didn't have enough good soldiers". I discovered this book instructive, and a charming read. The "'silken threads' of habit, tradition, legality" having been broken, "men must be held together in society by the 'iron chains' of dictatorship" p.
If Islamic terrorism can indeed be compared to a hydra, the feat of Hercules cannot certainly be equated to the penchant of ostriches for burying their heads in the sand. Near the end of his book, Soufan invokes the Hydra — the multiheaded serpent that, whenever Hercules chopped off one head, grew two in its place.
Al-Adel managed to survive — in part because he spent seven years in Iranian custody — and is back with the original Qaeda organization as it regroups today. Anyone interested in terrorism needs this book:… it provides a blend of history and social and political inspection that lends authority and insights.
In France, the revolution did away with "the old overlapping jurisdictions, the confusions and the compromises inherited from, the thousand-year struggle" between Crown and feudal nobility. In earlythe heart of the Muslim world roiled in protest, consumed with the upheaval of the Arab Spring.
In France, the National Assembly was controlled by the " Girondin moderates", while the Montagnard "extremists" controlled "the Jacobin network", "the Paris commune", p. In a dizzying scenario of violence, Soufan A former FBI special agent, he has served on the front lines against al-Qaeda and gained an international reputation as a top counterterrorism operative and interrogator.
Confiscated lands stayed in the hands of the new owners for the most part, redistributing land to many "small independent peasants" in France p.
Also gone was non-decimal coinage unsuited "for long division" p. Pub Date: Jan. Terror stemming from the anatomy of terror book of summary executions, foreign and civil war, struggle for anatomy of terror book virtue in the form of puritanical "organized asceticism" and suppression of vices such as drunkenness, gambling and prostitution p.
In England the "Presbyterian moderates in Parliament" were rivals of "the illegal government of the extremist Independents in the New Model Army" p.
America is the sole system with only two parties, both of which are convinced that the other is not only incompetent a traditional accusationbut a danger to the nation.
An example is the Root and Branch Bill in the English Revolution which abolished the episcopacy, angering conservatives and established institutions without earning the loyalty of radicals p. Al Qaeda could then rush in to fill the vacuum left by governmental failure, providing the people with much-needed services like education, water and electricity and ruling in accordance with its version of Islam.
The Anatomy of Terror is an edited volume which brings together the work of the leading historians in the field, presenting not only the latest developments in the subject, but also the latest evolution of the debate.
A clear, useful guide through the current chaotic political landscape.Anatomy of terror Ali soufan - short review. From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State.
In Anatomy of Terror, former FBI special agent and New York Times best-selling author Ali Soufan dissects bin Laden's brand of jihadi terrorism and its major offshoots, revealing how these organizations were formed, how they operate, their strengths, and--crucially--their weaknesses.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State.Former FBI agent Soufan (The Black Banners: The Inside Story ebook 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda, ) composes a concise, accessible, enormously readable account of the trajectory of al-Qaida, especially through the actions of its murderous main protagonists.