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Osama Bin Laden

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9/11 almost instantaneously remade American politics and foreign policy. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Patriot Act, water boarding and Guantanamo are examples of its profound and far-reaching effects. But despite its monumental impact–and a deluge of books about al-Qaeda and Islamist terrorism–no one has written a serious assessment of the man who planned it, Osama bin Laden. Available biographies depict bin Laden as an historical figure, the mastermind behind 9/11, but no longer re…

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TIL that Al Queda’s strategy involved specifically using terrorism to provoke the West into long wars in numerous places that would lead to its financial collapse.(r/todayilearned)

I know reddit is more into wikipedia snippets than actual hard evidence, but this book was a great look at Al Qaeda/Bin Laden’s goals. He wasn’t always consistent in his goals, but Bin Laden was definitely more interested in removing American presence and influence over the Middle East.

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$2.99

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Book Binding

Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

Book Author

Michael Scheuer

Book Edition

Reprint

Book Publisher

Oxford University Press

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Osama Bin Laden

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TIL that Al Queda’s strategy involved specifically using terrorism to provoke the West into long wars in numerous places that would lead to its financial collapse.

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