Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror

Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror

by Rohan Gunaratna

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231126922
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/27/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.91(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Rohan Gunaratna is research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and honorary fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism in Israel. Previously, he was principal investigator of the United Nations'Terrorism Prevention Branch, and he has served as a consultant on terrorism to several governments and corporations. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, the University of Maryland, and the University of Notre Dame, and has lectured widely in Latin America,the Middle East, and Asia on terrorism and countermeasures. He is the author of six books on armed conflict.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Preface (2003)
Appendix to the Preface (2003)
Introduction
1. Who Is Osama bin Laden?
2. Al Qaeda's Organisation, Ideology and Strategy
3. Al Qaeda's Global Network
4. Asia: Al Qaeda's New Theatre
5. The Al Qaeda Threat and the International Response
Notes
Index

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