Through Our Enemies' Eyes
Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the Future of America
Through Our Enemies' Eyes by Michael Scheuer
Book DescriptionThis seminal work on modern terrorism assesses the changes and continuities in Osama bin Laden's thinking since 2002. In order to win the war against terrorism, argues Michael Scheuer, former head of the CIA's bin Laden Unit, we must first stop dismissing militant Muslims as "extremists" or "religious fanatics." Formulating a successful military strategy requires that we see the enemy as they perceive themselves - highly trained and motivated soldiers who believe their cause is righteous. Scheuer shows that the war has accelerated the transformation of bin Laden and al Qaeda from man and organization to, respectively, a symbol of leadership and heroism and a worldwide movement.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597971621
(203mm x 127mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Potomac Books Inc
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Marching Toward Hell, Paperback (March 2009)
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Shows that a segment of the Islamic world disapproves of specific US policies and their attendant military, political, and economic implications. This title demonstrates that they will go to any length, not to destroy our secular, democratic way of life, but to deter what they view as specific attacks on their lands, communities, and religion.
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Author Biography - Michael Scheuer
Bestselling author Michael Scheuer is the former head of the CIA's Bin Laden Unit and has two decades of experience in national security issues related to Afghanistan and South Asia. After resigning from the agency in November 2004, he revealed his authorship of Imperial Hubris and Through Our Enemies' Eyes (Brassey's, Inc., 2002; Potomac Books, Inc., 2005), both originally published under the byline "Anonymous." Scheuer has been featured extensively on television, including 60 Minutes, and has been the focus of print media worldwide. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.
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