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Author Riedel, Bruce O.

Title The search for al Qaeda : its leadership, ideology, and future / Bruce Riedel.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.


Description x, 180 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.167-170) and index.
Contents The Manhattan raid -- The thinker : Zawahiri -- The knight : Osama -- The host : Mullah Omar -- The stranger : Zarqawi -- Al Qaeda's plans -- How to defeat al Qaeda.
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.
Subject Ẓawāhirī, Ayman.
Bin Laden, Osama, 1957-2011-
Muhammad Omar, Mullah, 1960-
Zarqāwī, Abū Muṣʻab, 1966-2006.
Qaida (Organization)
ISBN 9780815774143 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815774141 (cloth : alk. paper)

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