Al-Qaida in Afghanistan

Al-Qaida in Afghanistan

by Anne Stenersen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107427761
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/26/2017
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Anne Stenersen is a Research Fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment's Terrorism Research Group. With an academic background rooted in Middle Eastern studies, Arabic and Russian, she has conducted research on militant Islamism, with a focus on CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) terrorism, al-Qaida's use of the internet, and the Taliban insurgency.

Table of Contents

1. Vanguards; 2. Training under pressure; 3. Return of the Sheikh; 4. The troublesome guest; 5. Training under the Taliban; 6. Taliban's policies towards the Arabs; 7. Frontline participation; 8. International terrorism; 9. Al-Qaida's dual strategy; Epilogue.

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