Inside the Jihad: My Life With Al Qaeda, A Spy's Story

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For the first time, a first person account of life inside the Jihad...

This is a detailed portrait of the complex man who fought on both sides. From Europe's burgeoning terrorist underground in the 1990s, to the training camps of Afghanistan, to the radical mosques of London, Omar Nasiri offers a unique and chilling perspective, on both the rise of Al Qaeda, and the intelligence services that struggled to contain it.

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Overview

For the first time, a first person account of life inside the Jihad...

This is a detailed portrait of the complex man who fought on both sides. From Europe's burgeoning terrorist underground in the 1990s, to the training camps of Afghanistan, to the radical mosques of London, Omar Nasiri offers a unique and chilling perspective, on both the rise of Al Qaeda, and the intelligence services that struggled to contain it.

Inside the Jihad is the story of a double agent operative working for UK and French intelligence in infiltrating Al Qaeda training camps. During his time in the camps, Nasiri met all of the top terrorist leaders-including Osama Bin Laden-and engaged in a wide range of illegal activities. Strikingly well-written and gripping, Inside the Jihad is a terrifying, suspenseful read.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400153404
  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Format: MP3 on CD
  • Edition description: MP3 - Unabridged CD
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over six hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 21, 2013

    Great read!!!

    This book gives a fantastic perspective of a man who infiltrates the mujahadeen training camps

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2010

    London cell

    Did i miss something? He goes to London to form a cell but all he does is attend mosque and speak to the British and French intelligence services. He says nothing about trying to form a cell and why his contact back in the Middle East didn't question this.

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  • Posted August 9, 2009

    Jihadist in spite of himself

    Interesting details about the motivation and religious dogmatic self-rationalization involved in terrorists. As usual, being on the fringes of society, regardless of religious or ideological zeal, a nice little snapshot into the entry, training and resignation of an atypical double/triple crosser.

    Pawns of governmental clandestine agencies and the almighty dollar. Would be interesting to see volume 2 and how Mr. Nasiri lives his daily existence and where his mind wanders.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2008

    Amazing

    You can really feel the author being torn between both lives. I have been searching for someone to explain to me extreme islam from someone who understands both the religion and the west. This did it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 31, 2008

    Great Read

    I read this book while attending Boot Camp for the US Army. It changed the way I feel about the war and my enemy. Great book and very addicting

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