Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

by Ali Soufan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393355888
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 168,279
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ali Soufan is the author of Anatomy of Terror and the New York Times bestseller The Black Banners. 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. He has been profiled in The New Yorker and featured in books, newspaper articles, and documentaries around the globe.

Table of Contents

A Note on Sources ix

Introduction: Friends and Enemies xi

Prologue: The Old Man of the Mountain 1

Chapter 1 The Snake with Broken Teeth 5

Chapter 2 Allegience 43

Chapter 3 The Disaster 83

Chapter 4 The Emir of the Strangers 109

Chapter 5 Doctor, Wise Man, Teacher, Traitor 161

Chapter 6 The Syrian Wars 205

Chapter 7 Those Who Loose and Bind 233

Chapter 8 Steadfast Sons 275

Conclusion: Slaying the Hydra 289

Acknowledgments 305

Notes 307

Index 345

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